(KSNT) The family of Fr. Kenneth Walker says his body will be flown back to Kansas today.
A public viewing is scheduled for Thursday at the Sacred Heart Church in Paxico.
The funeral for Walker will be at 11 a.m. on Friday at the same church.
Walker will be then buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery in St.Marys.
Two priests were attacked at a Phoenix church last Wednesday. Reverend Joseph Terra was badly beaten and remains hospitalized and Reverend Kenneth Walker was shot and killed.
Walker’s family is from the Wabaunsee County town of Maple Hill.