Norman Elvin Walker
1945 - 2010
Norman Elvin Walker, 65, of Iowa Park passed away Wednesday, June 9, in New Braunfels.
Funeral services were held Saturday at First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls with Rev. Bill Pursley officiating. Burial was held in Highland Cemetery.
Mr. Walker was born March 31, 1945, in Wichita Falls, to Elvin “Bear” and Mary (Adams) Walker. He was a member of the first graduating class of S.H. Rider High School in 1963. He was named Mr. Raider his senior year. He joined the Wichita Falls Police Department in November 1966. During his years with the department he was a Homicide Detective, polygraph examiner, hostage negotiator, and an accomplished interviewer and interrogator. In 1987, he received his Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree from Midwestern State University. During this time, in 1984, he also completed his polygraph training through Texas A&M Academy for Polygraphic Science. He was a member of the Joseph A. Kemp Lodge #1287 AF&AM., an avid hunter, enjoyed working out, and visiting with friends. While employed with Wichita Falls PD, he met his wife, Cindy. They were married March 30, 1990.
Survivors include his wife, Cindy of Iowa Park; five children, Stephen Walker of Granbury, Jordan Walker of El Paso, Cody Russell of Little Elm, Jody Barnett of Iowa Park, and Stephanie Hatton of Granbury; a brother, Gary of Coppell; two sisters, Joyce Parks of Garland and Bonnie Jenkins of Austin; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Wichita Falls Police Officers Association.