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Gene Walker, Chief Engineer at The Hilton Garden Inn, Dies at 56


Gene Walker was a proud Chief Engineer at Hilton Garden Inn in Falls Church. His fellow employees were his second family, not just coworkers.

He was an all around handyman. He loved his family and the Dallas Cowboys. He had an infectious smile and personality. Everyone he met loved him.

Unfortunately Gene was called home after his battle with cancer.

Gene is survived by his wife Elizabeth Socore Bazan and step children Luis, Britney and Abigail Socore all from Dumfries, Virginia, his children Cassi and Angel Romo of Midland, Texas, Lee and Brandy Walker of Richmond and Troy Walker of Nashville Tennessee and his grandchildren Mason Romo & Jacob Wofford of Midland, Texas and Taryn, Keaton and Kylei Walker of Richmond.

His Parents Willard Carroll and Frances Walker of Odessa, Texas, his siblings Brother Carroll (Al) Walker of Odessa, Texas Sisters DeAnne and Jim Patman of Odessa, Texas and Brenda and Richard Finley of Choctaw, Oklahoma, his step brothers Eddie and Sally Tenorio, Frank and Rachel Tenorio and step sister Delia Tenorio of Odessa, Texas plus Aunts, Uncles, tons of cousins and friends. He was Preceded in death by Mother Lois C. Walker, Grandparents Willard and Marie Walker.

Gene will be laid to rest Friday Aug. 3rd at 11 a.m. at American Heritage in Midland, Texas. Officiated by cousin Jon Sharp.