SHELBY- Winfred Ray Walker of Shelby passed away on April 3, 2014, at Peak Resources, Cherryville. He was born April 15, 1940, in Gaston County to the late Jonas Clavan and Edith Taylor Walker.
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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers; Deo, J.C. and Dean Walker.
He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Kathy; daughter, Linda Cook (Mike) of Shelby, son, SSG Ray Walker Jr. (Tammy) of Shelby, step sons, SSG Chris McCurry (Wendy) of Shelby and Chais McCurry (Alice) of Durham, NC., brother, Leo Walker of Kings Mtn., sisters, Jean Cain of Kings Mtn., and Wilma Fite of Ritchburg, SC., 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, his two pugs – Sister & Baby.
His family will receive friends 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday at Cleveland Funeral Service, Shelby, NC. Winfred's funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday in the Cleveland Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Andy Oliver officiating.
Interment will follow in Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, NC with military honors.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4200 Morganton Road, Suite 300 Fayetteville, NC 28314
To offer condolences, please visit www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Published in Shelby Star on Apr. 6, 2014