Rodney Thomas Walker, Obituary, Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, Sept. 13,  2005, page 2.
     TEN SLEEP --- Rodney Thomas Walker, 59, Ten Sleep resident, died on Sept. 10, 2005 at the Washakie Medical Center.
     Rod was born Jan. 21, 1946 in Ogden, Utah, a son of Herbert E. and Ortell (Godfrey) Walker.  At the age of four the family moved to Otto.  They later moved to Shell where Rod received his elementary education.  Rod graduated from Manderson-Hyattville High School in 1963.  He was married to Della Stewart on June 8, 1963 in Basin and they lived on a farm for a short time between Manderson and Worland.  They lived several places in the Big Horn Basin finally making their home in Ten Sleep for the past 29 years.
     During this time Rod worked as a Deputy Sheriff for Washakie County, for McGarvin Moberly Construction and at the time of his death a bread salesman for Sweetheart Bread for the past 18 years.
     Rod's hobbies have included his service to Ten Sleep as a volunteer firefighter for 29 years and as an EMT with the Ten Sleep Ambulance.  He loved hunting, snowmobiling and riding his 4-wheeler, skiing, camping and being a handyman, fixing different items for his family and friends.
     He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Leon Griffy.
     He is survived by his wife Della of Ten Sleep; sons, Herbert Walker of Worland, Troy (Sheila) Walker of Rock Springs and Martin Walker also of Rock Springs; grandchildren Kelsie Chandler, Renae Walker, Izaiha Walker, Elijah Walker and Kyleigh Walker.
     Funeral services will beheld on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the LDS Church in Ten Sleep.  Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the church in the Relief Society Room.
     Burial will follow at the Ten Sleep Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the Ten Sleep Fire Department or the Community Learning Center in care of Bryant Funeral Home, P.O. Box 524, Worland, WY 82401.
     Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.