Scott Fowler

June 15, 2014

Charlotte woman’s quest to hear her father’s voice persists

Leigh Ann Walker Young, a Charlotte wife and mother, doesn’t know the voice of her father, Verlon “Rube” Walker. A baseball coach for the Chicago Cubs, Rube Walker died of leukemia in 1971 at 42 before her third birthday.

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