Geedy Edgar Walker, 80, of Independence, died Dec. 4, 2012, at his home
He was born April 29, 1932, at Independence to the late Connie Lester Walker and Phoebe Lundy Walker.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Holdaway Walker.
Survivors include his daughter, Emily Price of Independence; four sons, Jerry Walker and wife Darlene of Independence, Connie Ralph Walker of Elk Creek, Timothy E. Walker and wife Mary of Sparta, N.C., and Christopher C. Walker of Independence; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one step-great grandchild; three sisters, Irene Isom of Galax, Catherine Hash and husband Garland of Independence and Shirley Stuart and husband, Gary of Baywood; one brother, Rev. C. L. Walker of Low Gap, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Pine Branch Cemetery, Mouth of Wilson. The Rev. C. L. Walker will officiate.
The family will receive friends Friday night from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers appreciated or memorial contributions can be made to Independence Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 607, Independence, Va. 24348 or Pine Branch Cemetery, c/o Geneva Walters, P.O. Box 306, Independence, Va. 24348.
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 7 to Dec. 9, 2012