Rest in Peace Coach. Coach Walker was a class act. He will be greatly missed. When he coached at E. E. Smith he always had competitive and very disciplined teams. I'll always remember his battles with Coach Charles Babb. Read more
Isaiah “Ike” Walker Sr. was remembered throughout the community Tuesday for the countless young lives he touched in his life as the teacher and coach who never gave up on a kid’s tomorrows.
“They went on to work and do well in life,” he said in a 2010 interview, “either in college, the military or the world of work.”
And their success was his pride.
Mr. Walker, who taught and coached 31 years at E.E. Smith High School, died Monday evening at his home.
He was 87.