Texas auto auction founder Walker passes away

Wade Walker. Image courtesy of his family.

Wade Walker, founder of Corpus Christi Auto Auction and San Antonio Auto Auction, passed away Saturday. He was 55.

“Wade was a devoted loving father, husband, grandfather, and friend to all. He enjoyed water skiing, snow skiing, cycling, traveling and spending time with family and friends,” reads an obituary provided by his family.

“Wade was always there to lend a helping hand in need and was described as a gentle, compassionate, wise, loving man of God. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him,” it said. 

The National Auto Auction Association said in a note, “N ational Auto Auction Association's deepest sympathy extends out to
the Walker family, friends and auction family.”  

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Oakwood Baptist Church in New Braunfels, Texas.

 A visitation with family is scheduled for Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels.

Those looking to make a monetary donation in Walker’s name are encouraged to make donations to:

New Braunfels Christian Ministries
Attention: Kids Club
1659 State Highway 46 W.
Ste. 115-405
New Braunfels, Texas 78132


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