Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for D.C. Walker, 77, of Rainbow City, who passed away November 12, 2013. The Rev. Todd Walker will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Sardis, Ala. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home & Cemetery is in charge of services.
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Mr. Walker was a lifelong resident of Etowah County. He retired from Goodyear and served 43 years with the Alabama National Guard, retiring as a First Sergeant.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Grace Walker; wife, Emma Lue Walker; and sister, Gaynelle Dixon.
He is survived by his sons, David (Patti) Walker, Terry (Julie) Walker, Wally Walker and Darron Walker; grandchildren, Haden Walker, Evan Walker, Alex Walker, Addison Walker, Cam Walker and Drew Walker; brother, David Ray (Linda) Walker; and sister, Helen (Ralph) Barron.
Pallbearers will be David Walker, Terry Walker, Wally Walker, Darron Walker, Haden Walker, Evan Walker and Alex Walker.
Special thanks to Rainbow City Fire Fighters and Medics; and Gentiva Home Health Care.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home
1901 Piedmont Cutoff
Gadsden, AL 35903
Published in The Gadsden Times on Nov. 14, 2013