Richard "Rick" Herschel Walker
Richard "Rick" Herschel Walker
October 10, 1960 - January 30, 2019

Rick Walker

Richard “Rick” Herschel Walker, 58, of Interlachen passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at UF Health/Shands in Gainesville following an extended illness.

A native of Leesburg, Rick had lived in Satsuma for 32 years coming from Vero Beach. He was a long-time tree surgeon who owned and operated R&R Tree Service in Satsuma. He enjoyed fishing, being around and helping people, and talking with others. He loved working, but mostly spending time with his family. He was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Walker; grandfather, Ralph Waters; and sister-in-law, Michelle Marie Halliday.

Surviving are his wife and loving companion of 21 years, Tonia Walker of Satsuma; his mother, Marcia Walker of Palatka; three sons, Richard Lee Walker of Satsuma, and Raymond Kirtley and Michael Kirtley both of Keystone Heights; two daughters, Kathy Walker of Satsuma, and Caitlyn Kirtley of Keystone Heights; three step-daughters, Amber Lazzaro of Hollister, and Jessica Lazzaro and Sarah Lazzaro both of Satsuma; a brother, Roy Lee Walker of Satsuma; eight grandchildren, Richard Kyle Walker, Lexis Green, Titanna Cooper, Aubri Boillat, Addy Boillat, Steven Lee Whiten, Cayson Lasalle Baker and Montana Walker; a favorite aunt, Flossie Bishop of Vero Beach; many extended family members; and a life-long friend, Bobby Stone of Ft. Pierce.

Funeral services will be 12:00 noon Monday, February 4, 2019 at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Pastor Leroy Lewis officiating. Friends are invited to call an hour before the service. Interment will follow in Decoy Cemetery.

Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

Service Details Guestbook

Quick Links
Search Obituaries


Let Us Help You ... Masters Funeral Home, P.A.
3015 Crill Avenue
Palatka, Florida 32177
(386) 325-4564
Highway 20
Interlachen, Florida 32148
(386) 684-4177
Toll Free: 1-888-889-2946