William R. “Billy” Walker, 86, Meyersdale, died Feb. 2, 2011, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born April 13, 1924, in Meyersdale, a son of the late George and Emma Grace (Wellen) Walker. Also preceded in death by his nephew, Ronald D. Walker; sister Ruth W. Wright; and brothers: Ben C. Walker, Harry B. Walker, and Jack Walker. Survived by his wife, Mary N. (Vitale) Walker. A veteran of the U.S. Army World War II, where he served with the 17th Airborne Division, 194th Glider Infantry. He joked about his glider landing near the Rhine River in Germany and he then shaved and brushed his teeth in the Rhine River. He enjoyed watching Steeler football on TV. He attended the Meyersdale Church of the Brethren. A member of VFW Post 3504, American Legion Post 112, and the Moose Lodge. Friends will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale, where service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, with Pastor Pete Kaltenbaugh officiating. Interment Meyersdale Area Union Cemetery. Arrangements by the William Rowe Price Funeral Home Inc., Meyersdale.