At C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Friday, August 24, 2012. Vernon Walker, of Wyoming and formerly of the 6th Line of Enniskillen Township, was 85. He was a loving husband to Loreen (nee Metcalf)(2001). Vern was the loved father of Barbara & Roy Frayne of Petrolia, Wayne & Robin Walker of Amherstburg, Dianne Piggott of Petrolia, and Tom & Lisa Walker of Sarnia, grandfather to Trent and Paula Frayne, Elisa Frayne and Brad, Wade Walker, Leslie Walker, Luke Walker, Tim and Denise Piggott, Jeremy Piggott, Josh and Rebekah Walker and Cassie Walker, and great grandfather to four. He will also be missed by his sister Ruby and Irvine Syer of Petrolia, his brother-in-law Clare and Jane Metcalf of Petrolia and his sister-in-law Muriel Brown of Port Stanley. He was predeceased by his brother Norm (Mina) Walker and sisters Jean (Chet) Brown, Alice (Gordon) Cox, and Dorothy (Matt) Hasting. Visitors will be received on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Petrolia where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Wyoming Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or Wyoming United Church. Memories, condolences, and pictures may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.