2016-12-01 / Obituaries


John Steven Walker Sr., 64, Poplar Grove, Ill. departed this life on Dec. 1, 2016. He was born in Selma on Nov. 26, 1952.

Mr. Walker was a man of great character. He truly loved and cherished his family and friends more than anything. He loved to bring laughter to every occasion and smiles to everyone around him.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Carol Walker, Poplar Grove, Ill.; children, Johnny (Michelle) Walker, Chicago, Ill., Heather Spears, Frisco City, John Steven Walker, Livingston, Texas and Jason (Erikka) Walker, Poplar Grove; mother, Helen Massey, Grove Hill; sister, Becky Smitherman, Grove Hill; brothers, Mike (Linda) Walker, Selma, Wil (Jessica) Massey, Grove Hill; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a host of loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Walker, Prattville; stepfather, M.C. Massey, Grove Hill.

A memorial service will be Saturday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Chilton Baptist Church, Grove Hill.


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