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Joseph A. Walker Jr.

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Joseph A. Walker Jr. Obituary
Joseph A. Walker, Jr.

Gloucester - Mr. Joseph Alexander "J.A." Walker, Jr., died peacefully in his home with family on May 12, 2018, after a long illness. He was 84 years old. He was born April 19, 1934, in Portsmouth, VA to the late Joseph Alexander Walker, Sr. and Mary Edith Walker. J.A. was also predeceased by his grandparents, James Felix Walker, founder of Pine Grove Dairy Farms and Clara B. Walker; his brother, Cosmo D. Walker, Sr.; sister, Mary Jo Langston; and first wife, Joan F. Walker.

After serving a tour in the U S Air Force, he came home to work for the family owned business, Pet Dairy. He then proceeded to farm with his brother, Cosmo D. Walker, Sr. and was also the owner of several commercial properties. He became an avid traveler and explored most of the world. He was a great supporter of the local restaurants.

He is survived by his wife, Etna Nottingham Walker; daughter, Debra Walker McCarter (David) of Chesapeake, VA; son, Joseph Alexander Walker, III (Tanya) of Portsmouth, VA; stepdaughter, Paige K. Solomon of Norfolk, VA; grandchildren, Lindsay M. Riddle (Dan) of Suffolk, VA, Morgan M. Leishear (Doug) of Portsmouth, VA, Hunter S. McCarter of Portsmouth, VA, Megan N. Long (Jordan) of Chesapeake, VA and Joseph Alexander Walker, IV of Portsmouth, VA; step grandchildren, Danielle C. Riddle, Michael T. Riddle, Miller T. Solomon and Russell D. Solomon; great grandchildren, Andrew J. Riddle, Liam J. Bales, Charlotte Harper-Mae Leishear; half-sisters, Jodi A. Bowman of Chesapeake, VA and Sandy Walker Keeling (Thomas) of Portsmouth, VA and many nephews.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Abingdon Episcopal Church, 4645 George Washington Memorial Hwy, White Marsh, VA. A reception will follow in the church parish hall.

A special thank you to his caregivers, Georgette Freiermuth and Riverside Walter Reed Hospice for the care he received.

In memory of J. A., donations can be made to the Outreach Program at Abingdon Episcopal Church, P. O. Box 82, White Marsh, VA 23183.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point. Please visit www.hoggfh.com to share condolences and memories.

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Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 17, 2018
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