Kelly Walker, 53, of East Peoria, passed away at 3:29 am Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at her home with her family by her side.
She was born December 25, 1965 in White Hall, IL to Alfred and Pamela Richards Dickson. She married Rick Walker in Winchester, IL on Nov. 9, 1985. He survives.
Also surviving are her daughter, Kassie Walker of East Peoria; son, Casey (Jackie) Walker of East Peoria; granddaughter, Cheyenne; two sisters, Tracey Reed of Winchester, IL, Carla (Tom) Pinkham of East Peoria; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and step-father, Ray Wilman.
Kelly worked as an LPN and office manager in the Peoria area for many years until her illness.
She was a soccer mom and was very active in local soccer leagues. Family was one of the most important things to her, she will be dearly missed.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at the East Peoria Izaak Walton League, 221 Spring Bay Road on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 from 1 to 4 pm. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is in charge of arrangements.