OBITUARY

David Luther Walker Jr.

March 30, 1947May 1, 2013
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David Luther Walker, Jr., 66, of Hickory, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at his residence. Born March 30, 1947 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late David Luther Walker, Sr. and Willie Mae Lineberger Walker. David received Jesus as his Lord and Savior at age 64 and was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church. He retired as an upholsterer with Thomasville Furniture. David was a veteran of the Vietnam War who served his country proudly from 1966 – 1968. He was a loving husband, father, brother and a lover of life.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, James Walker, Bobby L. Walker, Alvin Walker and George Walker.

David is survived by his wife of 45 years, Estelle (Susie) Yoder Walker of the home; son, David Brian Walker; daughter, Lisa Dawn Walker Gentry and husband Joseph; brothers, Charles Walker and wife Mary Lou and Clyde Walker; sisters, Eloise McCurry, Diane Patton, Carrie Davidson, and Betty Hatton and husband Witt; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday, May 3, 2013 in the chapel of Drum Funeral Home in Hickory with the Rev. John C. Compton officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 3:30 pm at the funeral home prior to the service.

Memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658 or Disabled American Veterans, 2017 Bay Street, Charlotte, NC 28205.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 3, 2013
  • Celebration of Life Friday, May 3, 2013
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David Luther Walker Jr.

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susie walker

May 31, 2013

Honey, for 45 years we spent our lives together. The first time I saw you I knew you were the one I wanted to be with for the rest of my life. When my dad found out who your dad was I knew he liked you. We got married we worked hard for 10years got our home for us and our 2 children. You loved what you did . you worked to provide a life for your family. we had fun times with our kids we took the them fishing and went
on vacations to the beach and the mountains with our friends and family. God blessed you and blessed me with you. You loved working around the house and on your car. You loved your family and loved life. And loved your lord Thank you for the years you gave me and our children and your family and my family. I miss you. With all my love till I see you again. I will always love you your, daring babydoll

Lisa Gentry

May 24, 2013

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Lisa Gentry

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