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Dewey Carlyle Walker

Princeton, West Virginia

Dec 25, 1932 – Jul 22, 2021 (Age 88)


December 25, 1932
July 22, 2021
Princeton, West Virginia


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Seaver Funeral Home and Cremation Service - Princeton Obituary

Dewey Carlyle Walker, 88 of Port Orange, FL, a former resident of Sunrise Drive in Princeton, died Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Advent Health Daytona Beach. Born in Pinoak December 25, 1932, he was the son of the late Evert and Belva Kester Walker. Dewey was a retired coal miner with 23 years of service for U.S. Steel. He was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Princeton and the United Mine Workers. Dewey proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for 11 years and was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, American Legion and the Military Order of the Purple Heart.  In addition to his parents two brothers, Ralph Walker and Paul Walker and two sisters, Virginia Morgan and Ruby Hurst, preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Edna Elizabeth Johnson Walker; one daughter Linda Clayton Rowley and one son, James Steven Walker all of Daytona, FL; two grandsons, Michael Rowley and wife Kayla and David Rowley; one great-grandson, Ace Rowley; one brother, Cody Walker and wife Hilda of Roanoke, WV and two sisters, Velma Bailey of Pittsburgh, PA and Ila Tschanz and husband Chuck of Bogart, GA. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Friday, July 30, 2021 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Dr. Dan Jividen officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens where the U.S. Army National Guard Honor Guard will conduct Military Graveside Rites. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon to the service hour on Friday. Online condolences may be made and a livestream link for the service is available by visiting

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Edna, Donald and I just seen today that Dewey has passed and would like to send you our deepest condolences. Dewey was always a very kind person and we both thought so much of him. Please know that we are praying for you and the family...Donald and Wanda Combs....Lashmeet, WV

Dear Edna and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Dewey's passing. He is a distant cousin of mine. I have good memories of him at Pinoak School and he was always a nice and polite person. May God bless his family at this sad time. Delma Walker Birchfield

Dear Edna and family I am very sorry for your loss. Dewey was always one of my favorite. He will be greatly missed. Hugs and kisses coming your way.

Edna, I am so sorry to hear of Dewey's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this dark time. Please know that our family is keeping you and yours in our prayers and thoughts.

Know that you are not alone and that if you ever need to talk, please don't hesitate to give me (Chris Smythe) a call

I am deeply saddened by the news of Dewey passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Dewey’s soul is now at peace.

May my condolences bring you comfort, and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.

Jamie was truly blessed to have him as his father.

We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences to the family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. ❤
Love Always

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief, and find comfort from knowing that God draws close to the broken-hearted.

Uncle Dewey we love and will miss you prayer love and hugs to Edna and family.