FALKNER – Hugh Wayne Walker Sr., 78, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home in Falkner. He was born March 4, 1936, to John Frank and Crissie Buchanan Walker. He was a lifetime member of Falkner Methodist Church. He retired from Biltrite after 30 years of service.
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Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Darling and Anita Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Falkner Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie Brewer Walker of Falkner; one daughter, Debbie Clifton (Ward) of Potts Camp; three sons, Hugh Walker Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio, Brandon Walker (Logan) of Falkner and Anthony Walker of Atoka, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Debra Walker Grant and Brenda Walker Mitchell; one son, Robert Michael Walker; and one brother, William Walker.
Pallbearers will be Edward Duncan, Allen Robertson, Spencer Walker, Wade Grant, Allen Flippin, Chad Sloan, Donovan Grant and Aaron Hunt.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home.
To view obituaries online and sign guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Mar. 7, 2014
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