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Stephan Howard Walker

Stephan Howard Walker
  • December 28, 1962 - December 31, 2016
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the:
  • Palmetto Chapter of The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
    1122 Lady Street, Ste. 1000
    Columbia, SC 29201
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the:
  • The Citadel Brigadier Foundation
    McAlister Field House, 171 Moultrie Street
    Charelston, SC 29409

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“I am so sorry to hear about Stephan. I wish we woukd have known sooner. Phyllis and Robert also are shocked and send their condolences. Prayers and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Gina Buchardt - Charleston, SC

“Raul and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. May time and prayer soften your pain. GOD Bless ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Maggie Zayas-Bazan - Mt.Pleasant, SC

“Mr. & Mrs. Howard, I just want to express my sympathy about Stephan. I remember going to the Elk's Lodge and we would dance and bowl. It has...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Heatley Bennett - Hanahan, SC

“Howard and Joan I am so sorry to hear about Stevie. There are no words to ease the pain of losing a child. I remember him as a sweet little boy and...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Wanda Sanders - Martinez, GA

“All our thoughts and prayers are with y'all. We are so very sorry for your loss ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: David & Katrina Grimsley - SC

“Howard and Joan, I can't believe that the precious little boy that I baby sat for in my teens is gone. But just remember that your loss is heaven's...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Fredda Jean Clark - Summerville, SC

“Dear Mr. & Mrs. Walker, I am so sorry for your loss. You have endured so much. Please know you are thought of and prayed for by many. My thoughts,...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Peggy Sirisky - Charleston, SC

“Dear Mr and Mrs Walker,I can not begin to tell you how sorry I am to hear about Stevie's passing. I think of you guys often and have fond memories of...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: dawn grady bilsback - hollywood, SC

“Sorry for your loss, think of you often ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Tommie Moessner - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Joan and Howard, I am heartbroken for you. Please know that the knowledge you are loved and your memories give you comfort at this time. I will...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Always wondered what became of lil Stevie Walker, Another School chum gone, You were a smart guy in school and I see you did well , Rest in peace my...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Chuck Enlow - Columbia, SC

“howard and joan ... my sorry of stevie's passing . we had I few beers at the elks and moose together. we solved the worlds problems all the time but...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Bruce Carroll - N. Chas, SC

“Oh my...So worry for the loss of your son. You are in my prayers and on my heart. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Cheryll Woods-Flowers - SC

“Sorry for your loss you have our deepest sympathy and prayers William and Cynthia McAllister ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: William & Cynthia McAllister - SC


Stephan Howard Walker, 54, of North Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest Saturday, December 31, 2016. His funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 3, 2017, in St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 45 Moultrie Street, at 12:00 noon. Interment, Bethany Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Stephan was born December 28, 1962 in Charleston, SC, son of William Howard Walker and Joan Rabens Walker. Stevie earned a BS degree in Chemistry from The Citadel, where he was a member of The Citadel Class of 1986. He was a retired chemist for the civil service. Stevie's accomplishments in this life included two patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He was a life member of The Association of Citadel Men/Citadel Alumni Association and he proudly wore The Ring. Stevie was a member of St. Barnabas Lutheran Church. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family and his beloved companion, his dog, Savannah.

He is survived by his parents of North Charleston; two sisters, Terry Tyler Byrd, and Robin Walker Heffron; sister-in-law, Gabriel Tyler; two nephews, Jonathan E. Byrd and family, and Walker Heffron; and niece, Jennifer Byrd. In addition to his immediate family, Stevie will be sadly missed by his extended family of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Wayne Tyler; brother-in-law, Randall "Randy" George Heffron, D.M.D.; nephew, Randall George Heffron, Jr.; paternal grandparents, Carlton H. Walker and Leona Hryhor Walker; and maternal grandparents, John Henry Louis Rabens, Sr. and Louise Campbell Rabens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Palmetto Chapter of The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1122 Lady Street, Ste. 1000, Columbia, SC 29201 or The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, McAlister Field House, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409.