Published in the December 1, 2017 edition

MELROSE — Paul R. Walker, 50, of Melrose, died unexpectedly on November 23, 2017.  Paul was born in Malden, raised in Melrose and a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1985, and the Peterson Trade School in Woburn. He worked as a HVAC Contractor for Keohan Heating in Melrose for five years and Walker Mechanical for 10 years.

Paul resided in Melrose for many years and loved watching Patriots football, Bruins hockey and going to Nascar races in Talladega, Atlanta and Loudon, New Hampshire.  He was very good hearted and enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, cooking and camping.

Paul was the loving father of Marissa R. Walker of Burlington. Cherished son of Carolyn G. (Williams) and the late Robert M. Walker of Melrose. Former spouse of Susan (Kakis) Walker of Burlington. Caring brother of Cheryl A. Bromander and her late husband Thomas of Andover, Robert M. Walker, Jr. and his wife Diane of Billerica, Michael F. Walker, John E. Walker and his wife Candice, all of Tewksbury, Mark J. Walker and his wife Kim, of Reading and the late Judith E. Walker. Also survived by several nieces, nephews relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by the Gately Funeral Home, Melrose. To sign guest book please visit