John M. Walker Civil engineer


Services for John Mosely Walker, a retired engineer who lived many years in Baltimore before moving to the Eastern Shore, will be held at noon today at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, St. Thomas Lane and Garrison Forest Road.

Mr. Walker, who died of pneumonia Feb. 5 at the Meridian Nursing Center in Easton, was 84. He had moved to his daughter's home in Claiborne three years ago.

A civil engineer, he had worked for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. and the Bethlehem Steel Corp. and had been a vice president of the Sierra Mill and Lumber Co.

Born and reared at The Meadows, which later became the Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills, he attended the Woodberry Forest School in Virginia and graduated from the Gilman School. He attended Cornell University and earned an engineering degree at the Johns Hopkins University in 1929.

He served with the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II.

Mr. Walker was a subscriber of the Bachelors Cotillon and a member of the Johns Hopkins Club.

He is survived by his daughter, Lee Telford Walker, and two grandsons.

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