Walter J. Pelker, III. Walter J. Pelker, 71, of Reading, died January 18th at 1:30 am in Berkshire Center in Exeter Township , where he resided since December 28th. Born, in Reading, he was the son of the late Walter J. Pelker Jr. and Helen (Heft) Pelker. Pelker was employed for over 30 years as a supervisor for the United States Postal Service. He graduated from Reading High School in 1966. Following graduation, he served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1969. Surviving is his wife Janet (Lash) Pelker, along with his two sons, John W. of Blandon, PA and Jeffrey W. of Boston, MA. Other survivors include two brothers and two sisters: Steve R. of Reading, PA; Bruce A. of Blandon, PA; Lorraine M. (Pelker) Bowers of Gilbert, AZ; and Kathleen J.(Pelker) Terrey of Shillington, PA. Walter also had two grandchildren, Keira Elizabeth and Weston David Pelker both of Leesport, PA. At the family’s request, there will be no services.