Funeral services for Rev. William Walker will be held Wednesday at 12 noon at Barham Funeral Home, Forest Lawn Chapel. Rev. Jackie Strebeck, Rev. Warren Hedgepeth and Dr. Danny Lanier will be officiating. Burial will follow in Conehatta Methodist Cemetery.
Rev. Walker 88, of Meridian, passed away November 16th at The Oaks Nursing Center.
He was a veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Air Force. After his military service, Rev. Walker began his many years of ministry in the Baptist denomination until his retirement. He attended Northcrest Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Levelle Walker, daughters Darlene Butler and husband Randy, Rita Warren both of Union; step daughters Cathy Thornton and husband John of Arlington, TX, Liz Hicks of Bailey, Sheila Teter and husband Rex of Issaquah, WA and Missy Roberts and husband Ronny of Toomsuba.
Rev. Walker is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 30+ great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents William and Alma Walker; first wife Louise Walker; siblings Etoile Bassett, Eula Leach, Catherine McClure, Emma Johnson, Eugene Walker, Jessie Walker, Davis Walker and son in law Billy Warren.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be Brad Warren, Tim Warren, Tony Warren, Philip Creighton, Nathan Miller, Dan Devine, Montana Butler, James Tyler and Paul Moorehead.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5pm to 7pm and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Friends may sign the online register at www.barhamfuneralhome.com.
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