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Searcy McEuen Funeral Home
Thursday December 16th, 2021

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Dean Walker

Ernest Dean Walker, 75, of Searcy passed away Friday, December 10th at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 13, 1946, in Searcy, Arkansas to the late Ernest and Frances (Webber) Walker.

Dean joined the United States Marine Corp. right out of high school. He served as a Marine from 1964-1968. After leaving the Marines, Dean joined the United States Navy in 1969-1976 and served two tours in Vietnam. He had a bachelor’s degree in management. Dean joined the Searcy Police Department in 1983 and retired as a Searcy Police Lieutenant in 2004. He was a member of the Scottish Rite of Free Masonry and of the White County Historical Society. Dean was an avid genealogist and had traced his ancestry back for centuries. He was a member of the Searcy Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Left to cherish his memory are his four daughters, Debbie Dye (Horace) of Memphis, Tennessee, Sherri Parish (Steve) of Cabot, Arkansas, Rhonda Jenkins (Michael) of Floyd, Arkansas, and Jennifer Johnson (Chuck) of Cabot, Arkansas; ten grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Brenda Hartsfield (Tom) of Pangburn, Arkansas.
In addition to his parents, Dean was preceded in death by his wife, Ollie Jane (Harris) Walker.
Memorial services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 16th at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.
There will be a private family burial at Dogwood Cemetery.
All Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.
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A candle was lit in memory of Dean Walker

Leah (Faith) Brooks Dec 18 2021 10:47 AM

My earliest memories of Dean are from when I was a small child in my dad's area in Dispatch, I will always remember his smile and his kindness. The world definatly lost a great one. You will ne missed. Prayers for all who love him.
Melissa Carter Pearce daughter of JD Carter

Melissa Pearce Dec 16 2021 12:35 PM

Rest in Peace my friend. We have shared many stories, and laughs. Rarely did I see you without a smile of your face. Thank you for your kind manor, service, leadership, and wise instruction.

Eric Webb Dec 16 2021 10:45 AM

Dean Walker was the most caring and outgoing police officer I knew. Dean always had a kind word to say. He always made us all smile. Rest in peace Lt.Walker.

Yaerger Pamela Dec 15 2021 10:43 PM

Lt. Walker was one of the best law enforcement officers I've ever known. He inspired those around him and was always a guiding light. Rest easy my brother...

Donnie Manues Dec 15 2021 7:04 PM

Dean was one of the best men I knew. He led me through many things in my life and I will always cherish my memories of time spent with him. I will miss him. Thank you for all the time and help you gave me in my life.

David Drennan Dec 13 2021 10:59 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss Rhonda! Praying for peace and comfort in the days ahead!

Trac Ferricher-Clark Dec 13 2021 10:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Dean Walker

Tracy Ferricher-Clark Dec 13 2021 10:10 PM