After the shocking death of Paul Walker, his younger brother Cody Walker and his wife Felicia named their newborn son after him.
Felicia gave birth to the newborn on Sunday, April 30, little Paul was born and 24 hours later the parents decided his name.
They named their son Paul Barrett “Bear” Walker, In an interview with People, Brother Cody. Cody’s wife, Felicia shared the picture of his newborn son on Instagram, with his brother holding him.
She also wrote a caption, “It’s a boy!! Welcome to the clan, Barrett! You are so loved 🥰”
In an interview with People, Cody said, “This November will mark 10 years since we lost my brother, Paul, and I just felt now was the appropriate time,”
“My brother, Caleb, and I are both done having children. My brother, Paul, was Paul William Walker IV and that name goes back four generations,”
He added, “Within the family, he went by ‘little Paul’ or ‘Paul 4,’ even though he quickly outgrew our father in height. It was important to me to have that name carry on.”
Walker’s only daughter, Meadow Rain Walker, 24, is going to be following in the footsteps of her late dad and will be appearing in a cameo role in the Fast and Furious sequel, Fast X.
Vin Diesel told E! News, ‘I am proud of the fact that she so beautifully wants to honor her father.’ ‘As a father, we hope that our children will want to honor us in that way.’
He also said, ‘I think he’s smiling,’.
“I think he’s smiling at her performance. I think he’s smiling at not only her performance but at the fact that what he and I dreamed of – which was taking a saga to a 10th chapter – and to feel this love, the cherry on top is the fact that his daughter [has] a cameo.”