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Tolbert Herman T.H. Walker

Southaven, Mississippi

1936 - 2017

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Tolbert Herman 'T.H.' WalkerSouthaven, MSTolbert Herman 'T.H.' Walker passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in hospice in Southaven, MS. T.H. was born in Tate County, MS on December 8, 1936. He graduated from Independence High School in 1954 and joined the U.S. Air Force. He married Jerri...

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Very sadden to learn of TH's passing. My memory of TH is how welcoming he and Jerri were to me on my very first visit to Mississippi for the Walker Family Reunion, July, 1980. They accepted me into the family, picking me up at the airport in Memphis and bringing me to their home to spend the night. A very special warm family. Rest in peace dear cousin.

I first met T.H. Walker in 1981. He took me under his wing and taught me about Civil Defense, managing emergencies and responding to disaster. He regaled us all with camel jokes and tall tales, but he maintained a serious steadfast course when the situation called for it.

He responded to help others regardless of the situation. Once faced with rising tides and howling winds he drowned his Crown Victoria. The result was a new engine and years of gentle ribbing from his cohorts about...