Funeral Mass set for Jack Walker

A funeral Mass for former Jackson County Commissioner Jack Walker will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 517 W. 10th St., Medford, with a reception to follow. There also will be an 8 a.m. Mass with a rosary said in his name.

Walker served on the Phoenix City Council from 1983 to 1986. He was sworn in to the office of Jackson County commissioner in January 1995 and served for 16 years.

With his wife, Andrea, and son Mike by his side, Walker died Jan. 17 after fighting a lifelong battle with Crohn's disease.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation in his name at or Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, 386 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10016.

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