Gail F. Fitzgerald Walker

March 17, 1929 - November 29, 2018

03/17/1929 - 11/29/2018

Gail F. Fitzgerald Walker 89, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, West Virginia.

She was born March 17, 1929 to Frank and Gail McGilton Fitzgerald.

She grew up in Wheeling and graduated from Wheeling High School. She later resided on Glen Dale Heights for 60 years where she was a homemaker and loving and devoted wife and mother before relocating to the Clara Welty Apartments in January 2017.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Robert Walker and an infant sister, Zelda.

Surviving are her three daughters, Michelle (Jim) Beatty, Daryl (Marty) Backstrom and Kimberly (Steven) Patchett and her son, Robert (Maureen) Walker. Also her grandchildren, Tara (Jesse) Wilson, Chelsey (Daniel) Neil, Andrew Beatty, Ian and Clare Patchett and her two great grandsons, Aiden and Bradley Neil. Her children were her joy in life.

A Private memorial for family will be held at a later date with inurnment in the Greenwood Cemetery in Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter or the Valley Hospice, Inc. by going to

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Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio.

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George and Marsha Lewis
5 years ago

We always enjoyed seeing Bob and Gail Walker at the Coaches Steak Fries.
Gail always called me “Muffy”.
Our deepest condolences.
George and Marsha Lewis

James Arritt
5 years ago

Dear Daryl,Mike,Bob and Kim, Your mom and dad were always special people to me. It doesn’t seem that long ago I delivered their paper,cut their grass and shoveled their snow. I’m sure you will miss her as I will. Just wanted you to have my greatest sympathies.
Jim Arritt