Born Dec. 22, 1922, in Hartzell, Mo., son of the late Willie Richard and Maudie Hearn Walker, he was a farmer and a member of Jericho Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in Risco, Mo.
On Dec. 17, 1947, in Piggott, Ark., he married Virginia Lacewell, who survives.
Survivors also include four sons, Larry Walker and wife, Kaye, of Peculiar, Mo., Jerry Walker, of Clarkton, Mo., Mitchell "Mitch" Walker and wife, Kim, of St. Charles, Mo., and Michael "Mike" Walker and wife, Sandy, of Holcomb; one sister, Letha Mae McCarrick, of Holly, Mich.; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., today, Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30, Friday, Dec. 12, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Pipkins officiating.
Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.