William W. Walker, Jr.

William W. (Sonny) Walker, Jr., 76, of Marlin, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in a Waco hospital, following a sudden stroke. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Adams Funeral Home with the Reverends Stephen Ramsdell of Waco and Lynn Starnes of Mooreville, officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Marlin. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, on Friday, May 24th at Adams Funeral Home.

Mr. Walker was born on November 28, 1936 in Chilton, Texas, to William and Lola Clark Walker. He married Freddie Kilgore on September 21, 1968 in Marlin and they celebrated over 44 wonderful years together. Mr. Walker retired in 2004 from Central Freight Lines after 39 ½ years of service. He was very devoted to his work and his co-workers. Mr. Walker loved to sing, dance and work on lawn mowers. He also loved trucks and traveling; especially to Branson, the hill country, and the beach. Mr. Walker was very social, faithful, and committed to his friends but his greatest pleasure in life was spending time with his family. He was a lifelong Methodist. His parents preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Freddie Walker; son, Wesley Walker, and his wife, Nancy, of Waco; grandchildren, Will and Olivia Walker of Waco; sisters, Pearl Beachamp and her husband, Johnny, of Hobbs, NM; and Ima Walter of McGregor; brother, Rubel Walker and his wife, Cindy, of Robinson, and several nieces, nephews, and their families.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Funeral Home, Marlin, Texas.


  • Visitation Friday, May 24, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 25, 2013

William W. Walker, Jr.

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May 28, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss Freddie and Wesley...we sure had some wonderful times with your family...My dad thought Sonny with the prayers are with you...Pam Starnes Laine

May 25, 2013

Sorry for your loss. Sonny was a great friend of my Dad and visited him while he was sick. He will be deeply missed.

John & Margarita Bell

Kevin, Jennifer, Sarah, Kluck

May 25, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with your whole family. May God wrap you in his loving arms!!

Charlcie Mynar-Woodruff, Klynt and Logan

May 25, 2013

Wesley and Nancy,
You and your family will remain in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and in the coming days. May God grant you peace, comfort, and the memories of precious times spent together.

Cynthia Lawson

May 24, 2013

My deepest sympathy is extended to your family during this time of sorrow. May God be with you and give you peace.

Sheree Clendening-Cook

May 24, 2013

Wesley, I am so sorry for your loss. I know your dad had to be a great man because if the two of you are anything alike, he was!!! You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

May 24, 2013

Wes, love this picture of your Dad! Mark and I wish we could be with you and Nancy today and tomorrow. Know we are holding you all to the Light and with great love in our hearts, Pam and Mark Bailey

Nancy Starnes Glasscock

May 24, 2013

Rest in peace dear sweet man. You were a kind friend to my father so I'm eternally grateful. I'm very sorry for your loss Freddie and Wesley.

Janette Rothe

May 24, 2013

Freddie, my thoughts and prayers will be with you and Wesley and your family.

Sherrie Body

May 23, 2013

Sonny will be missed. Freddie you and your family are in our thought and prayers. Love you!!!