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Christopher R. Walker

Service Date: October 6, 2021
Service Info: Triple Crown Country Club
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This obituary contains sensitive information and is for your eyes only.  The Kentucky GDP decreased by more than 1% after the passing of Walker, Chris Walker, General Manager of Armor, Inc.  Chris’ invisible friend, Governor Andy Beshear, reported the reduction was solely in the beer and bourbon sales in Boone County. Chris was born in the United Kingdom.  He mastered the skill of unclasping a bra with one hand by the age of 12. He was an accomplished Eagle Scout and gymnast, and had a Goldeneye for James Bond.  Though widely believed to be on her majesty’s secret service, Chris pursued his passion for dominating conversations as a salesman for Armor Inc. in 1990 where he learned the world is not enough.  Chris moved to Kentucky in 1999 to open Armor USA, followed by several other divisions in the Americas in the 22 years after he moved to the states.  Chris is passionately referred to as “Thunderball” by his colleagues at Armor due to his tough negotiation style.  While his presence at Armor will be missed, his close friend and acting CEO, Randy Culman, reported a sense of relief that Chris’ ego had finally been deflated. Chris recently bought his retirement Jaguar, believing he had some sort of license to kill.  You can only imagine the scolding he received from Moneypenny, a/k/a his gorgeous wife, Greta Hoffman Walker, whom he loved nearly as much as he loved himself.  Greta wanted to beat the living daylights out of him when he told her how much he paid for that car.  Chris and Greta met in 2006 during his divorce.  Chris fell in love with Greta’s willingness to tell him he was full of excrement, and later showed her that diamonds are forever when he put a ring on her goldfinger. Chris also leaves behind four children, (Jemima Walker, Stuart Walker, Jen Lichtefeld, and Nate Hoffman), five grandchildren (Chloe Walker, Olivia Walker, Liliana Walker, Evelynn Lichtefeld, and Jack Lichtefeld), his three beloved cats (Charlie, Holmes, and Watson), and an extensive Tigger Collection.  His children and grandchildren are shaken, but not stirred, at the loss of their spectre, mostly because they will no longer endure Chris’ endless desire to show them his childhood steam engine. Chris never met an animal he didn’t talk to, a bartender he didn’t like, a person he didn’t annoy yet make smile, or think of an inappropriate comment left unsaid.  Although this was no time to die, there is a quantum of solace for his family knowing Chris was adored by many.  He will be greatly missed. A memorial will be held at Triple Crown Country Club in Union, Kentucky on October 6, 2021 from 5pm – last call. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the National Kidney Foundation, www.Kidney.org Online condolences can be made at www.linnemannfuneralhomes.com

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Wednesday
6
October
5:00 pm

Triple Crown Country Club

1 Triple Crown Blvd.
Union, KY 41091

Christopher R. Walker

Address: ,
Thursday
1
January
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Christopher R. Walker


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Valued Supplier, Partner in Business , Friend

Chris,
I will always have fond memories of Armor France locating to USA as a new supplier for our TTO business. Now 20 + years has passed and we have shared years of good business , a partnership with respect for each other and a Friend ship forever. . I will always remember your wit, and that great smile.
Jean Tacy , former MI employee


A great leader and friend

Chris, you will live on in our memories, for the amazing human being you were and for the unforgettable mark it left in each of us, encouraging us to be better each day.
My condolences to the whole family.
João Paulo Nepomuceno


Adieu Chris

Dear Chris,
I remember the first meeting we had together. Iwas just joining Armor in 2005.
I was impress by your sense of hospitality, your kindness and your sense of humour.
Since then, I always had fun to interact with you.
Armor America’s will not be what it is today without your commitment and you passion.
Thank you for the time taht we shared together.
You will remain forever in my heart.
Adieu Chris


Au revoir Chris

Dear Chris,
we knew each other since 31 years , you at ARMOR UK, me at ARMOR GmbH….both outside the mother company……These times were not always easy but I could always count on your support (included your technical product training, which is maybe not your best success in your life….)
Chris : moaning…, then smiling…,moaning,… then laughing ,… – with your unique laughing, trembling and closing your eyes -,…..then moaning…..
Chris : sometimes difficult as a business man,…but always easy as a human being.
Chris: Thank you/merci and Adieu….. Philippe


A long Friend

Chris, your approach to life was very special. I have known you for 25+ years and during this time you always gave a friendly reception. We had so many good laughs over the years and more recently during the World Wide Meetings, I will miss you not been there. You will always be in my thoughts when we talk about the history of TTR in the World, as you were a big part of it…..
RIP Chris….

Dan B


From an old freind

The news of Chris death brings much sadness, I’ve known Chris for over 17 years, it is very difficult to say goodbye. Rest in peace my friend.
My Deepest condolences to all Chris family.
Anna Escobar from Videojet


From an Old friend

Dear Chris, dear Family,

Chris has gone and he all left us a bit alone.
We will be missing his british sense of humor, his presence and his so specific laughter, with the shoulders moving up and down.
To a 30 years old friend : “so long, so glad you path crossed mine.”
Christine, my wife and I, would like to express our sincerest recognonition for the person he was, person we loved throughout the years.
Christian and Christine Lefort from Armor


Our former neighbor and friend

So sorry to hear about the passing of our friend Chris Walker. Chris was our neighbor for several years and a good neighbor that also became a good friend. Chris and I enjoyed watching Formula 1 races together. We will keep Greta, Stuart, Jemima, and all of Chris’s family in our prayers.
John and Charlotte Voelker


Wonderful Brother Taken Too Soon

Chris I’ve known you all my life you’ve always been there for me. You were the only one I allowed to call me Annie. You and Greta had so much to look forward to. Hope you’re having a great party up there with Dad, Mum, Peter and Joe. Miss you All my love Anne xx


Love to the Hoffman and Walker Families

Greta, we love you dearly and will continue to pray for you and your family. In the “Christopher Walker” style, this has got to be one of my favorite obits ever! He’s still bringing a smile and laughter to everyone. See you on the 6th. God Bless You All!