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Walker Cress

December 22, 1928 — January 7, 2021

Walker Cress, 92 of Alexandria went to be with his Lord and Savior on Jan. 7, 2021 with in the company of his loving family.

Walker was born in Pennington Gap, VA on Dec. 22, 1928 and was the son of Morgan and Ida Mae (Stewart) Cress. He married Reva (Rowland) Cress on Feb. 25, 1947, she preceded him in death on Dec. 8, 2008.

He was retired in 1985 from General Motors, Anderson after 41 years of service. He was a member of the Vermillion Friends Church.

Walker was a loving father and grandfather and a devoted Christian. His life touched so many others, and he was often referred to as simply good man with loved his family and his Lord.

Those left to carry on his legacy of love are his children, Chris (Becky) Cress, Janice (Phil) Webb, Lora Beeman and Lisa Cress; a brother, Elver Cress. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and seven great-great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Reva, a son, Otis Cress, grandchildren, Nathen Cress and John Humphries, great-grandchildren, Victoria Richards, and Karson Cress.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at Whetsel Funeral Service from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A private graveside service will be held later. Burial will be in Vinson Memorial Cemetery, Summitville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Vermilion Friends Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Bud and Susan Whetsel are honored to care for Walker and serve the Cress family once again.

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gathering of Family and Friends

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Vinson Memorial Park Cemetery

County Road 100 West, Summitville, IN 46070

Private family graveside service will be held later.

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