|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1931|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 2011|
Lester Walker, age 80, of Lawtey, Florida passed away July 31, 2011 at Shands Starke. He was born in Hickox, GA on April 3, 1931 to the late Hamp Walker and Laura Crews-Walker. Lester was raised in Hickox, GA until moving to Jacksonville at the age of 17 and eventually settling in Lawtey, FL, where he was a resident for 39 years. Lester attended First Baptist Church of Starke and a member of the Teamsters Local 673 at the Jacksonville Port Authority. Lester enjoyed fox hunting, raising chickens, and vegetable gardening. Lester was preceded in death by his step son, Scott Tinsler; brothers, James Walker, Elton Walker, and Morris Walker; and sisters, Lillar Mae Williams, Janie Crews, and Hazel Annis.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Marla Kay Walker of Lawtey, FL; children, Leslie Faye Walker of Brooksville, FL, Dempsey (Lynne) Walker of Macclenny, FL, Celina (Gator) Wilson of Tampa, FL, Loree (Jason) Gunter and Destery Walker of Fort Meyers, FL, Douglas Walker of Montana, Wannis Walker, Starke, FL; step-children Robyn Kay (Bill) Warren of Aurora, CO, and John Lee (Julee) Tinsler of Starke, FL; brother, Clyde Walker of Alabama; sisters, Louise Johns of Jacksonville, FL and Lovie Crews of Nahunta, GA; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren.
Graveside Services will be held Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 2:00pm at New Hope Cemetery in Hickox, GA with Pastor Caleb Crews officiating.
Hampton Walker (1887 - 1964)
Laura Crews Walker (1898 - 1964)
Lillar Walker Williams (1914 - 1988)*
Janie Walker Crews (1919 - 1958)*
James Walker (1924 - 1963)*
Hazel Walker Annis (1928 - 2007)*
Lester Walker (1931 - 2011)
Louise Walker Johns (1934 - ____)*
Elton Walker (1940 - 1997)*
Morris Walker (1944 - 2002)*
New Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Eugene Lewis
Originally Created by: Kay Beucler
Record added: May 30, 2012
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