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Bob Walker, 88, Cherry Valley; Paratrooper, Retired Policeman
IN MEMORIAM

Bob Walker, 88, Cherry Valley;

Paratrooper, Retired Policeman

Bob Walker

CHERRY VALLEY – Robert B. Walker, 88, of Cherry Valley and Budd Lake, N.J., an Army paratrooper and retired New York City police officer, passed away suddenly at his home here on March 30, 2019.

Born and raised in New York City, Bob was one of 11 children.  He was an Army veteran,  serving at Fort Bragg, N.C., and as a paratrooper with the Airborne unit.

After being honorably discharged, Bob joined the New York City Police Department where he served for 22 years in the 48th precinct in the Bronx.

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