Individual Record 439

Name}   Walker, Reed Clemens Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:  Date} Fam 22 May 1904 Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date} Fam  2 Mar 1936 Place} Ely, White Pine, Nevada     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  17 Mar 1988 Place} Bloomington, San Bernardino, California
Burial: Date} Aft  17 Mar 1988 Place} Green Acres Memorial Park, Bloomington, San Bernardino, California
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1824=Genealogy
Source 2} 150=Genealogy
Source 3} 171 = 1910 USA cen
Source 4} 772 = 1920 USA cen
Source 5} 773 = 1930 USA cen
Source 6} 1834=1940 USA cen
Source 7} 1743=City directy
Source 8} 872 = Voter record
Source 9} 1835=Newspaper
Source 10}824 = Death record
Source 11}1735=S.S. record
Source 12}1836=Obituary
Source 13}1528=Cemetery rec
Source 14}1784=Cemetery rec
Parents: } George Henry Walker & Alice Louisa Stout
   Relationship No.} 77
1st Household No.} 58 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Apiarist
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Pace, Dortha Blanche
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Reed Clemons Walker was born 22 May 1904 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  He was the third of twelve children for George Henry Walker and Alice Louisa Stout.  He had an older sister Rela, born in 1899, brother Leslie George born in 1902, and three younger brothers:  Hosea Leon born in 1906, Alma Leo in 1908, and Orson Whitney in 1910.
In the 1910 U.S. census, Reed was living with his family on their own farm in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  His father George was a general farmer, farming on his own account.  The children were Rulie (Rela), 10, Leslie G., 8, Reed C., 6, Hosea L., 4, and Alma L., 1 month.  Also in the household was James H. Hepworth, 13, a cousin.  Rela, Leslie and James had attended school.

Alma Leo died in 1911 from bronchial pneumonia following the measles.  Jay Everett was born in 1912, Elizabeth in 1914, Rolf Stout in 1916, and Ned Stout in 1918.  Rolf died in 1919 of pernicous anemia.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Hinckley, Reed's family was enumerated in a house, not on a farm.  His father George was a salesman for a lumber company.  The children were Rela, 20, Leslie G., 18, in school, Reed C., 15, in school, Hosea L., 13, in school, Orson W., 9, in school, Everett, 7, Elizabeth, 5, and Ned S., 1.  Following that census, Karl Francis and Floyd Henry were added to the family.

Reed married Dortha Pace on 2 Mar 1936 in Ely, White Pine, Nevada.  In the 1940 U.S. census, Reed, 35, and Dortha, 29, were living at 954 Sperry Drive, Colton, San Bernardino, California.  Reed was an apiarist, or bee keeper.  He had completed two years of college.  They had a daughter Mitzi Jean, 2.  Reed's brother Ned S. Walker, 21, also an apiarist, was living with the family.

Reed and Dortha had three more daughters, including a set of twins.  By 1941 the family was living in Bloomington, San Bernardino County, California.  Their various Bloomington addresses included 57 N. Locust Street, and 10063 Locust Avenue, Bloomington, their long time residence.  From 1944 through 1958 is was registered as a Democrat.  In 1964 he registered as a Republican.

Reed spent 63 years as a bee keeper, and served as President of the San Bernardino County Honey Producers.  In Jan 1966 he had 95 hives of bees stolen, valued at $1,140.  He was an active member of the community, and of the Lions Club of Bloomington, and the Bloomington Rotary Club.  He was elected and served on the Board of Trustees for the Bloomington school district.  He also served on the board for the Marygold Mutual Water District, and on the Inland Empire Committee for Action on Water.

Reed died 17 Mar 1988 in Bloomington, San Bernardino, California.  His survivors included his wife Dortha, four daughters, 11 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.  Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Fontana.  He is buried in the Green Acres Memorial Park, Bloomington, San Bernardino, California.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social} Lion's/Rotary
Baptism Date} 22 May 1912 Place}   Reed C. Walker
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Reed C. Walker
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} College, 2 yrs       or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 13 Oct 2015
Date Created}  12 Feb 1994
Copyright © 2015 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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