10/29/2010 5:42PM

Lloyd Walker, trained for decades, dies

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Trainer Lloyd Walker, who trained horses in Northern California from the 1950s until his retirement in 2004, died Thursday night at his home in Elk Grove, Calif. Walker would have been 94 on Sunday.

Trainer Lloyd Walker, who trained horses in Northern California from the 1950s until his retirement in 2004, died Thursday night at his home in Elk Grove, Calif. Walker would have been 94 on Sunday.

Walker trained almost exclusively on the Northern California in the final years of his career and was best known in his later years for his training of Appaloosas.

Viewing will be held Monday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Elk Grove Funeral Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress.