Richard Walker, 74, of Prescott (Bluff City), died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011.
Richard Walker, 74, of Prescott (Bluff City), died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. He was born April 5, 1937, in Nevada County, son of June and Melanda Gulley Walker.
He was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church. He was a former employee of the Prescott and Reeder Railroad.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Junior Lee Walker.
He leaves his memories with his wife, Mattie Brown Walker; his children, Debra Meadows of Bluff City, Melinda Vance and Rickey Walker of Camden, Earnestine Brown and Gwendolyn Harris of Milwaukee, Wis., and Sharon Blevins of Mobile, Ala.; two brothers, Henry Walker of Los Angeles, Calif., and Dennis Walker of Gurdon; 12 grandchildren; and several great and great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Walker will lie in repose in the funeral home on Thursday, from 2-6 p.m.
A service of celebration and love will be held on Friday, at 11 a.m., in Union Grove Baptist Church where the Rev. C. L. Tyson is the pastor and officiant.
The committal service and final resting place will be in Union Grove Cemetery.
Services are provided by Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
To sign the guestbook online in memory of Mr. Walker, go to www.funeralsatwilliams.com.