Paul Walker’s brother, Cody, retains his identify alive inside their household. Cody and his spouse, Felicia, named their new child son Walker after welcoming him to Arizona final month. Cody confirmed PEOPLE that the infant boy’s identify, Paul Barrett “Bear” Walker, honors his late brother.
The outlet experiences that the couple selected the identify about 24 hours after Felicia gave start. “This November will mark 10 years since we misplaced my brother, Paul, and I simply felt prefer it was the precise time,” Cody informed the outlet. The couple are additionally mother and father to a 5-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy. Felicia posted a candy Instagram picture of their son holding his new child brother.
Cody and Felicia naming their son Paul means a fifth era of their household will carry the identify Paul Walker, Cody stated. “My brother, Caleb, and I’ve each completed having youngsters. My brother, Paul, was Paul William Walker IV and that identify goes again 4 generations,” he stated. “Within the household, he was referred to as ‘little Paul’ or ‘Paul 4’, though he rapidly overtook our father in peak. It was necessary that this identify proceed.”
Walker died on November 30, 2013, in a single-car accident together with his good friend and driver Roger Rodas in Valencia, California. He was 40 and was survived by his daughter, Meadow, who was 15 on the time of his loss of life. Meadow just lately paid tribute to her father through a x quick cameo. She stated final month on the world premiere that she thought he would have been proud.
“I’ve all the time considered honoring my dad (in a Quick film) simply because it is such an enormous a part of his life and mine,” Meadow stated. HEY. “However I used to be ready for the precise second. I needed it to be one thing tremendous small and easy that nearly appears like an Easter egg. Like, when you did not know who I used to be, you would not even discover. I do know that is what my father would need. My father was all the time humble, quite simple. I left my little mark and I can all the time share that with him.