John  Walker

Obituary of John Kent Walker


Dr. John Kent Walker, age 84, of Ottawa, passed away July 20, 2021, at the Ottawa General Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Alberta, the youngest son of the late Jessie and Ken Walker. He is predeceased by his siblings Doug, Paul and Patricia.John had a long and distinguished science career with the federal government. He was a longtime member of the Nepean Sailing Club and the Friday Luncheon Discussion Club. He enjoyed reading, music, curling, sailing, and spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. John is survived by his beloved wife, Vi, daughters Sherry (David) and Annette, sons Burl (Wendy) and Lyle (Rosie), nine grandchildren (Amanda, Caitlin, Devin, Emma, Amy, Christopher, Ava, Oliver and Adrian) and two great grandchildren (Charles and Winston). Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at the Cole Chapel at the Pinecrest Cemetery. If you wish to attend the Funeral Service please contact the family as numbers are limited due to Covid. Anyone wishing to view the funeral service virtually can click the following link Funeral Service Link


Funeral Service

10:30 am
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Pinecrest Remembrance Chapel
2500 Baseline Road
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Interment Information

Pinecrest Cemetery
2500 Baseline Road
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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