Mr. Raymond H. "Jeff" McWalker Jr., 73, of Gloversville, passed away September 13, 2012, at Nathan Littauer Hospital. He was born February 24, 1939, in Caroga Lake, N.Y., son of Raymond H. McWalker Sr. of Gloversville and the late Anna Dixon McWalker. Mr. McWalker graduated from Gloversville High School and was a well known and respected auto mechanic at John C. Miller for 47 years, retiring around 2009.
An auto enthusiast throughout his life, "Jeff," as he was known, loved racing and was a well known figure in the auto racing circuit, especially Fonda, Syracuse and Watkins Glen. Jeff also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his sister, Anna Plaskett of Gloversville; a brother, Lawrence McWalker and companion Julie Watson of Gloversville. He is also survived by nieces and nephews, Devon, Bobie Jo, Jamie, Sally, Lynn, Renee, Michael and Lawrence. Jeff was predeceased by a brother, Joseph McWalker.
There will be no services. Cremation will take place at Parkview Crematory, Schenectady. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. Please visit the family online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.