William Walker, 90, lifelong Ridgefielder

William S. Walker, died peacefully in his home on the 13th of May, 2014 at 90 years of age.

William was born on October 6, 1923.  He was the brother of the late Charles W. Walker and Sister, Marion H. Contessa, William was a lifelong resident of Ridgefield.  He graduated from Ridgefield High School in 1942 and shortly thereafter served in the Pacific with the Army Air Force as a Tech Sergeant in WWII, earning five stripes.  He was the loving husband to the late Esther (Clemente) Walker. He was employed at Allan’s in Ridgefield, CT and later at Darien Sport Shop in Darien, CT.

Bill was the proud father of a son, Thomas Walker and his wife, Jane (Bryers) Walker of Woodbury, CT and a daughter Diane (Walker) Gladney and her husband Robert Gladney of Flower Mound, TX .  He was also survived by granddaughter, Emmalyn Walker (Gladney) Miron and her Husband, Carl Miron and a grandson, Robert William Gladney and his Wife Melissa Gladney. He was also expecting a great granddaughter.

Funeral Services are private.

Kane Funeral Home, Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.