Vince Walker

Born: Sat., Feb. 20, 1937
Died: Sat., Apr. 25, 2020


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George Vincent Walker
North Sydney

It is with heavy hearts that we, the family, announce the passing of our beloved George Vincent Walker, on Saturday, April 25, 2020, with his loving wife Kay by his side, after a long battle with cancer.
He was the son of the late George and Genevieve (Devoe) Walker. He was a member of St. Ann Parish in Alder Point.
Vince was a gentleman who carried himself in a manner that was respectful to all. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, cooking, camping, and watching sports. Always sports minded, Vince played hockey with the Bras d’Or Lakers, and his team was inducted into the Northside Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.
Leaving home as a young man, Vince joined the Army in 1955, and served for 9 years, including Germany. He loved sports in the service, boxing, hockey and most certainly the track and field. Vince won the fifteen-hundred meters Brigade track and field in Germany. He was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Vince and Kay moved to St. Catharines and married. He worked at Sico Paint and met many friends. He was a trainer with the Junior A Blackhawks, won the OHA championship, and went to the Memorial Cup in Calgary in 1974.
Vince and Kay moved back to Cape Breton and settled in beautiful Englishtown. They enjoyed spending time with cherished neighbours and friends.
Vince is survived by his devoted and loving wife of over 53 years, Katherine (Kay) (Timmins) Walker. He will be fondly remembered by his son Richard and wife Angela.  He also leaves behind his sisters Ann Larade (Bob), Comox, sister Sr. Joan Walker, Antigonish, Betty Graham (Brad), Owen Sound, Norma Marsh (Lou), Little Pond, Carol Vickers (Johnny MacNeil), Sydney Mines, and Vicky Taylor (Jimmy) Florence, brothers Leonard (Jean), Alder Point, Ken (Heidi), Oromocto, Sheldon, Toronto, Gordon (Barbara), Riverview, Donald (Sandy), Guelph, Gerard (Susan) Thunder Bay, Pius (Deborah), Elmsdale, and Greg (Joanne), Alder Point, special uncle Johnny, many nieces, nephews, and friends. Vince will also be missed by his four-legged buddy Marley.
Besides his parents, Vince was predeceased by his sister Helene, and brothers Gilbert, James Arden and Richard.
There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. The funeral will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Centre, Hospice Society, or St. Ann Church, Alder Point. Words of comfort may be forwarded to his family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com
Vince will always be loved…Until we meet again.

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Madonna LE Blanc
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
My sincere condolences to His wife Kay & all the family

Carole and John lovell
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
To the walker Familys Vicky and Jimmy so to hear about Vince's passing may he rest in peace xo to you all
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Carole and John lovell
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
To the walker Familys Vicky and Jimmy so to hear about Vince's passing may he rest in peace xo to you a

Richard and Karen Finney
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Sincere condolences to all of Vince’s family. So sorry for your loss. He was indeed a gentle soul.

Donica LeBlanc
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
My condolences to all of the family. May he rest in peace. Thoughts and prayers are with you!

sandra snow -mac farlane
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
My condolences from myself and the Macfarlane family …

Janice & Rob Shaw
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Sending our love & prayers for Aunt Kay,Richard & Angela.
Remembering loving thoughts of fun summers in Alder Point with you at the Walker homestead . Great memories of family time in my childhood. Love to all.

Sheldon and Gloria
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
So sorry for your loss to Kay, their son and his wife, plus all of the walker family!

Ted & Moya Marsh
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Our deepest condolences to the family of Vince Walker. You are in our prayers.

Gwen & Joey Mac Lean
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Kay and family So sorry for your loss. May Vince rest in peace. Hugs and prayers.

Fred lavery
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Condolences to Kay and family from the Laverys. Vince was a gentleman and will be remembered fondly. God bless.

Joyce Ingraham
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
To all the Walker Family - I had the honor of meeting Vince while working at the Drugstore in Baddeck - he was just as you described him - a true gentleman- I am saddened to see he lost his battle but he WON the fight - my sincere condolences to all- God Bless.

Babette Boncato and Carlos Valdez Sr
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Our sincerest condolences with most fervent prayers; Rest In Peace.

Jude Morrison
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Dearest Kay and Walker Family,
Vince indeed was a gentleman: first and foremost to his beautiful wife Kay. I have countless memories of you walking up Kelly’s Lane or dropping of some yummy treats. I hold you all in my heart always, but particularly now during this time of loss and sadness. What a remarkable, yet humble human being. I love him to bits and I am so grateful to have known him.
Sending much love and heartfelt sympathy,
Jude

Peter Forsberg
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
I am sorry for your loss to Kay, son Richard and wife Angela, and to all of Vince's family. Vince was a good man to know - very much a gentleman and a very good sport. May Vince rest in peace.

Wayne n Connie
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Kaye , so sorry to hear of Vince’s passing , he certainly fought a courageous battle .😢He was a great guy and Wayne and I always enjoyed spending time with him. Our thoughts are with you at this lonely time God Bless.

Marlene Stouffer
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020

Sandy and Don

Sincere condolences extended to your family at this sad time. My thoughts and prayers are with all.

Aida and Pawel
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Richard, Angela, our deepest condolences..

Melvin and Bernice pero
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
So sorry for your loss

SOPHIA MacDonald Jessome
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
My sincere condolences to all the Walker family on the passing of Vince. The Walker clan were a special part of my growing up in Alder Point. Thinking of you all at this sad time.

Pearl macdonald
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Kay

Sandy and Agnes Scott
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
To Carol and the Walker Family. Sincerest condolences,our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

Nancy and Chantel LeBlanc
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
My deepest condolences. So sorry for your loss to all the Family. Love and prayers sent your way.

Jack Magilton
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
I served with Vince in 3 RCHA and will always remember him as a gentleman. Played many sports with him and enjoyed his comradship. Neat as a pin and an example for all of us.

Judy Jobes
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Please accept my deepest sympathy at this difficult time. Hugs 💕

Heather Skinner RN
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Dear Kay;
My thoughts are with you at this most difficult time of loss and transition.
Vince was a gentleman extraordinaire.

Heather

Brian & Brenda Taylor
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
For the Walker family. So sorry, hugs, prayers and god bless.

BGen Kevin Cotten
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Walker Family, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Vince. While I did not know him personally, I do know his brothers Don and Ken, fellow Gunners. If he was anything like them, he must have been a good man with a kind heart and a great sense of humour!

Vince, thank you for your service to Canada and the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery. End of mission, Stand Easy, Rest In Peace. Ubique!

Terry laffin
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
To the walker family, my deepest condolences. As I think back in time the walker home in alder point holds my best memories as a young boy growing up. Take care.

Dolena and George chopeck
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Pius Debbie and family
So sorry to hear about your brother Vincent
Thinking of you and your family xo
Dolena and George

John Brant
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
So sorry to hear of Vince's passing. He was a true friend and will be remembered by all, especially the Gunners in "J" Battery 3 RCHA.

Bernice Romeo
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Deepest Sympathy to you Kay and the walker Family. He was a wonderful member of one of the nicest families in my life. Heaven welcomed him with open arms. May God with you all at this very difficult time.


Terry Power
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. Vince was a great guy.

Verna Mac neil
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Our deepest condolences to the Walker families.Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.❤️🙏🏻

Jean Mullin (Deveaux)
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Condolences to Vicky and Jimmy and the Walker Family. Thinking of you all.

Verna and Cameron MacNeil
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Our deepest condolences to the Walker families so sorry to hear of Vince’s passing.You are all in our thoughts and prayers.❤️🙏🏻 Verna and Cameron Mac Neil

Cecilia Organ and James Mac Lellan
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Condolences, thoughts and prayers going out to the Walker family at this sad and difficult time. So sorry for your loss. May Vince Rest-in-Peace.

Donna and Gerry Trainor
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Our sincere condolences on Vince's passing. Our thoughts are with you all. 6

Leroy and Pat Pero
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Sincere condolences to the Walker family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. RIP Vince.

Christopher & Lynn Gorey
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Dear Kay and Family,
We are sorry to hear about your loss Kay. We will always remember the times that we had while both Vince and Chris were going through radiation at the Cancer Cte. Vince was very courageous and fought the good fight. We found him to be a very kind person with a great deal of quiet inner strength. Know that we are thinking of you at this time of great sadness and grief.
Love,
Lynn and Chris Gorey

LOuise Springett (McNeil)
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Kay & to all the family. Hard to lose a loved one, hugs to all. 🙏

Chris & Lynn Gorey
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Dear Kay and Family,
We are sorry to hear about your loss Kay. We will always remember the times that we had while both Vince and Chris were going through radiation at the Cancer Cte. Vince was very courageous and fought the good fight. We found him to be a very kind person with a great deal of quiet inner strength. Know that we are thinking of you at this time of great sadness and grief.
Love,
Lynn and Chris Gorey

Lisa and Veronica Tripp
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Dear Kay and the Walker family

On behalf of my mother and I, please accept my deepest condolences in hearing of the passing of Vince. I know some of the family will know that my father Jack and Vince served together and were very good friends in their early Military career in Germany and often shared a few beers together in their day. Please know at this time our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sincerely, Lisa and Veronica.

Anne and Bob Larade
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
We send our love to all the Walker family during this sad time. We have many fond memories of our time together. Vince was a great man and will be missed very much. Love Bob & Anne

Claire and Gaston Aucoin
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
So very sorry to hear of Vince's passing. I hope all your precious memories will comfort you at this sad time.

Jim & Jean Stewart
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Gary and Jane McNeil
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Dear Walker family, so sorry for your huge loss, it is so hard losing a sibling but living with this virus and not being able to be together with your family and friends makes it so much harder. GOD Bless you all, sending our love and prayers , xo

Barb Morrison-egan
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Dear Kay and family: My heart is sore to read about Vince's passing. He wa such a nice wonderful man and he will be missed. I hope to come visit you Kay when this covid 19 is all over. Take care sweet lady. xoxo

Regina Gillis
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
To Kay and all the Walker family: We are so sorry to hear of Vince's passing. He put up a valiant struggle for a long time. Now he is at peace. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
Regina and Colleen Gillis

Jerry & Kirby Jackson
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Dear Walker Family: our deepest sympathy on the passing of your Brother Vince. Cherish the fond memories and live on in his spirit. Heavy hearts for you all.

Donna Matheson
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Mom and I send our sincere sympathy on Vince's passing. He was a true gentleman in every sense of the word and always willing to lend a helping hand or kind word. Rest in peace

Jeanne and Murdock MacNeil
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Norma and Family,
So sorry for your loss. Time tends to help with the healing. Take care.

Tom Tomaso
   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
Dear Kay and the Walker family. Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Vince. I first met Vince in 1964 as he was preparing to return to Canada after doing a tour of Germany with 3RCHA. Over the years I ran into Vince a few times and kept in touch through Don and Ken. A finer gentlemen you would not meet and anyone who met him will remember him. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Rest in peace my friend,
Ubique,
Tom Tomaso

Tom and Agnes Gaskell
   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
Kay,your family and the Walker family,
Not often are we at a loss for words. But to try to describe how I regarded Vincie is a bit too much. To say a great guy, a gentleman, a genuine friend, etc doesn't do it. We know we have lost a truly good man, and our sincere condolences to you Kay, the families and the many friends that knew him. We have all have suffered a loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Tom and Agnes Gaskell

Allan & Cheryl MacInnis
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
Dear Kay & family,
We send our deepest sympathy to you at this time. We will remember Vince as such a sweet, kind man.

Donalda & Jim Gillis
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
Dear Kaye and family,

Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs; we are so sorry to hear about Vince's passing.

Sincere sympathy
Donalda & Jim



Eldridge & Betty MacAulay
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
Our warm condolences to you Kay and family in the passing of your
husband, George. Your are in our prayers that His strength and
love will shine through to comfort you and family. Fond memories
live on in your hearts forever. God Bless you and keep you all.

bob morrison
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
I would like to pass on my Condolences to the walker family

Minnie Noseeworthy
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
On behalf of myself and the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 053, we would like to extend our deepest sympathy and sincere condolences on the passing of Vincent Walker. He will be forever in our prayers.

Wendy (Bird) Montanaro
   Posted Sun May 03, 2020
We were so sorry to hear of Vince passing. It has been so many years since we have seen each other but you have all been in our thoughts so many times during his illness. A loss like this never goes away but it will get easier over time.
Please know our prayers are with you Kaye, Richard and family at this very sad time. Love Mike and Wendy, Craig and Brian Montanaro

The Paquet Family of Alder Point
   Posted Mon May 04, 2020
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you all during this sad and difficult time.

LeBlanc Henry[Rose]Antigonish
   Posted Mon May 04, 2020
So Sad To Read This Obituary. We Just Found out Now[[May4th.They never made nicer people then Vince. Our condolences to all his great family

Bruce and Yvonne and Family
   Posted Wed May 06, 2020
Dear Kay, Richard and Angela.

May you find so much peace in knowing Vince is in such a beautiful place now. No pain and full of joy.

Bless you all. We think of you folks often

Love Bruce and Yvonne

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