DeShawn J. Walker
1982 - 2021
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DeShawn J. Walker
Panama City - DeShawn J. Walker, age 38, passed away suddenly in Panama City, Florida on January 8, 2021. He was born on May 26, 1982 to Dennis Sr. and Eliza Walker. He accepted Christ at an early age. He graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 2000. He immediately joined the U.S. Air Force and where he retired as an MSgt after 20 years of service on October 1, 2020. Over those 20 years he obtained 2 Associates degrees and 1 Bachelors degree as well as awards and accolades. His hobbies consisted of making the people around him laugh, grilling and spending time with his family. His daughter Shaniah was daddy's girl and his shadow, they even had nicknames for each other. His son Jaedin was his right hand man, partner in video games and sports. His wife Etoiel was the love of his life always by his side since the age of 16, they've been married for well over 20 years. Family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday January 15, 2021and from 9:00 to service time on Saturday January 16, 2021 at Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11:30 am Saturday January 16, 2021 at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow the funeral services at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed or placed at www.kentforestlawn.com.

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Published in Panama City News Herald from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
JAN
15
Visitation
06:00 - 08:00 PM
Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home
JAN
16
Visitation
09:00 - 11:30 AM
Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home
JAN
16
Funeral service
11:30 AM
Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home
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January 13, 2021
Sending my deepest condolences to his family and friends. Praying, God gives you Peace, Comfort and Strength that only He can give. May Shawn’s Soul Rest In Enteral Peace.
Antoinette Calloway-Beavers
Family
January 13, 2021
MSgt Walker was an amazing person with an infectious spirit! We both shared the same love in sports and often got to enjoy them together. My heart and prayers go out to his family! Rest in heaven bro...we miss you!
Darius Harper
Served In Military Together
January 13, 2021
My deepest sympathies to the family. DeShawn was a great man and an awesome Cousin. He will surely be missed by many. May he rest in eternal peace.
Charlie King III
Family
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