Ronald Le Roy Walker

Posted On October 31st, 2012 -

RONALD LE ROY WALKER
Age 80, of Kaneohe, passed away on September 30, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte, daughters Lani Trout and Maile Boals, of Keizer, OR, and son, Dann Walker of Honokaa; sister Lynn Lonergan of Tempe, AZ, brother, Russell Walker of Oakland, CA; and four grandchildren. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was a graduate of Hilo High School (’51) and Oregon State University (’57). He also served in the U.S. Navy. He served for 37 years as a wildlife biologist with the State Dept. of Land & Natural Resources where he led the Mouflon/feral sheep hybridization project on Mauna Kea and the Hawaiian Waterbirds Recovery Team. He also worked for 8 years with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. He volunteered on boards and in the field with various organizations including the Hawaii Audubon Society and Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi. He also did graphic illustration as a home business and lived in Kaneohe for over 44 years. Private services were held October 27, 2012.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran