A longtime prominent attorney and public servant in Longview has passed away. Former Gregg county judge Ken Walker died early this morning at his Longview home from an apparent heart attack. Judge Walker served as Gregg county judge from 1991 to '95, worked in the Gregg county district attorney's office, and was a practicing attorney in Longview for more than 30 years.
Funeral services are pending at Rader funeral home in Longview. Ken Walker was 58 years old.