Jesse Allen Walker, Sr., 77, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Coatesville, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington.
Born in Coatesville, PA in 1943, he was the son of the late Arvella F. Walker and William "Bill" Cole.
Jesse was educated in the Coatesville Area School District and was a 1961 graduate of S. Horace Scott High School.
Jesse loved the Lord. He was a current member of White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church of Newark, DE. Pastor Scott Vance. Patti Krishan, conveyed how Jesse was a beloved member of the church for decades. Members shared what a joy and bright light he was, how he lifted everyone's spirit. Jesse had a family in John & Lee Woomer and Charlie & Barbara Jones, who will miss him dearly. To know Jesse was to love him through all stages of him... even when he was in a challenging stage of his life. There was nothing he would not do for those in his life. If you had Jesse in your life you were blessed.
During his working years he was employed at the Lukens Steel Company for more than 20 years.
Jesse is survived by one son, Jesse A. Walker, Jr; one daughter, Desiree A. Bowers both of Avondale; brother, Richard E. Walker, Sr, of Parkesburg; and forever in the heart of his sister Vivian Perry, of Coatesville, who will whole heartedly miss him, and a multitude of nieces, nephews and cousins along with his church family.
In addition to his parents, Jesse was preceded in death by his sisters, Arlene J. (Walker) Glasco, Betty Cole, Mitzi Cole and one brother Stanley Cole.
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