‘Our hero has gone’: Beloved NYC basketball coach to disadvantaged kids dies in gruesome motorcycle crash – New York Daily News

“It was his daily visit,” the son, Rodney Walker, told the crowd, tears streaming down his face. “Skip was his best friend. Sometimes he’d go twice a day. Not a day went by he didn’t call. I can’t even tell my father right now, in the state that he’s in, that his best friend is gone. Today, there were only two people my father asked for, he asked where we were. He asked for me, and he asked for Skip. I just can’t tell him he’s gone.”