Nancy Jean Cashdollar Walker, 79, of Arden, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the The Oaks at Sweeten Creek.
A native of Pittsburgh, PA, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Vera Mae Malkin Cashdollar. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard P. Walker, Sr. who died in 1997.
Nancy was a devoted baseball fan, having met and gotten autographs of Jackie Robinson among many others. She was the President of the Fan Club for Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, Bob Friend and loved the game in general. She was a loving and caring babysitter and “Nanny” to many.
She is survived by four children, Richard P. Walker, Jr (Kathy) of Hendersonville, Bob Walker (Gaye) of Apex, NC, David Allen Walker of Hendersonville and Linda Jane Treadway (Mark) of Leicester; five grandchildren, Derek C. Walker (Alison), Matthew Youngblood, Duncan P. Walker, Brianna Treadway and Alexis Walker; one step-great granddaughter, Daisy C. Berry; one sister, Jane Allen of Yellville, AR and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, April 20, 2018 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with interment to follow at Calvary Churchyard. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00-2:00 PM.
Flowers are appreciated, but memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org). The family graciously requests that no food be sent to the home.