MACHIAS – Bernard K. Walls passed away unexpectedly Aug. 26, 2006, with his family by his side. He was born Nov. 21, 1939, the son of Eva McKay and E. Kelsie Walls. He was a graduate of Hermon High School, Class of 1958. He was a resident of Hermon for many years before relocating to Machias. He married his high school sweetheart, Vivian Burgess Aug. 19, 1961. He loved to fish and hunt at his beloved camp on East Grand Lake. Bernard was very active in his communities. He was a selectman in Hermon and Machias, and a member of the Federal Reserve and Maine State Guard. He was president of the Rotary Club in Machias and also a member of the Lion’s Club and Jaycees. He was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader. His coaching spanned pee-wee basketball, pony league baseball, high school baseball and little league, of which he served as president and received the Sills Award, honoring his dedication and commitment. He was a charter member of the Machias Chamber of Commerce, serving for several years. He was a member of the Machias Airport Committee, and enjoyed his years as a local pilot. Bernard was a member of the Holy Name Catholic Church and taught religion classes there. He taught hunter safety courses to local hunters and electrical courses to students at Eastern Maine Technical College. Bernard was a valued member of the business community as the president and owner of Walls TV and Appliances, in Machias for 36 years. He was predeceased by his parents; and brothers, Dwight and Richard. He is survived and will be missed greatly by his wife of 45 years, Vivian; sons, Scott Walls and wife, Abby, of Santa Rosa, Calif., Randal and wife, Leona Gagnon, of Franklin; daughters, Karen Fox and husband, Elwood, of Gorham, Mary Baily and husband, Richard, of Princeton; brother, Robin and wife, Robin, of Brunswick; sisters, Suzette Gallant and husband, Bill, of Newhall, Calif., Sharon Stillman and husband, Harland, of Newburgh; sister-in-law, Carol Finn and husband, Joe, of East Greenbush, N.Y.; brother-in-law, James Burgess and wife, Teresa, of Hermon; sister-in-law, Barbara Almeter and husband, Jim, of Bradenton, Fla.; aunt, Alice Walls of El Paso, Texas; and a special cousin, Wayne Walls and wife, Judy. He will be sadly missed by his special grandchildren, Matthew Walls and Kassandra Walls of Santa Rosa, Calif., Emerson Fox and Sydney Fox of Gorham, Kate Walls and Jacob Walls of Franklin; as well as special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends are invited to call and celebrate his life with his family 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, at Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, in Machias. Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Holy Name Catholic Church, Machias, with Fr. Nolette, celebrant. A reception will be held after the service at Carter’s Banquet Hall, Machias. In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund will be established at Hermon High School for a graduate who chooses to pursue a career in business management. Contributions can be sent to Machias Savings Bank, attention Jennifer Tuell, P.O. Box 318, Machias, ME 04654.