Our Family in the Police Force and Military

This page is dedicated to the service of family members who have provided for our freedom in the past as well as the present. I honor all of them for the dedication and their commitment to duty in the service of our family.
GGGG-Grandfather Jeremiah Walker fought in the American Revolution 1778-1783 (See Jeremiah's service and campaigns). He was involved in the campaigns in the Carolinas, including the Battle of Camden, August, 1780, which we lost.
GGGG-Grandfather Grief Whittington and two of his brothers (GGGG-Uncles) fought in the American Revolution 1778-1783.
GG-Uncle Thomas J. Walker, Jr. fought and died in the Confederate Army in the War Between the States. He was only 16 or 17 years old.
GG-Uncle John Walker also fought and died in the Confederate Army in the War Between the States. He was only 17 or 18 years old.
Van Wilson Walker was in the Army and participated in the Occupation of Japan in WWII.
Robert Roy Walker was in the Army and participated in the European Operations in WWII. He won the Bronze Star Medal in Europe while serving with Patton's Army.
Van Gaylen Walker (son of Van W. and Ethel Walker) was in the Navy for 23 years and retired as a Senior Chief. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Michael Roy Walker (son of Van W. and Ethel Walker) was in the Marines during the Vietnam War and is a veteran of that war.
Bryant Wilson Walker (son of Van W. and Ethel Walker) was in the Marines during the early years of the Vietnam War.
Jim Morse (husband of Judy (Walker) Morse and son-in-law of Robert R. Walker) was in the U. S. Navy and is a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Robert Turek (brother of Barbara L. Walker) was in the Army paratroopers and junped out of perfectly good airplanes.
Roger Schiller (husband of Bobbie (Walker) Schiller) was in the Marines and is a Vietnam War Veteran
Lance Davis (husband of Tammy (Walker) Davis) served 20 years and is currently retired from the U. S. Air Force and is a veteran of the Iraq Wars.
Steven Patrick Jessup (son of Barbara L. Walker) was in the Marines
Dana Lynn Powers (daughter of Dianne Walker Powers) was in the Navy and a veteran of the First Gulf War.
Susanne Tara (Powers) Donahue (daughter of Dianne Walker Powers) was in the Navy and a veteran of the First Gulf War.
Steve Derringer (husband of Cheryl (Walker) Derringer) is currently retired as a detective from the Trotwood, OH, Police Dept.
William Patrick "Bill" Jessup (son of Barbara L. Walker) was a Captain serving as an Inspector for the Milwaukee, WI, Police Dept.  He is currently serving as the Police Chief, South Milwaukee Police Department, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Ron Lagosh (husband of Katherine (Jessup) LaGosh) is retired as a detective from the Brookfield, WI, Police Dept. He is still serving in the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department while working for the Milwaukee County District Attorney.
Joseph LaGosh (son of Ron and Kate LaGosh) serves today with the Washington County Sheriff's Department, Washington County, Wisconsin.
Joseph "Joey" Walker (son of Michael R. and Robin Walker) serves today with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana.
Sean Patrick Neilon (son of Cheryl (Walker) Derringer) was in the Marine Corps and served a tour in Iraq.
Ryan Keith Landers (son of Tammy (Walker) Davis) was in the Marines and is now serving in the U. S. Army as a Staff Sgt. in intelligence.  He has served a tour of duty in Iraq.
Eryka Landers (wife of Ryan Landers) served in the U. S. Air Force.
Joe Derringer (son of Steve Derringer) served in the Army National Guard
Brian Hecimovich (son of Bobbie (Walker) Schiller) served in the U. S. Army and is a veteran of the Iraq War.
Peter LaGosh (son of Ron and Kate LaGosh) is currently serving in the U. S. Navy as a rescue diver.
Jake Gibby (son of Susanne Tara (Powers) Donahue) served a tour of duty in the U. S. Marines