George William Walker
George William Walker, age 87, widower of Gladys Farris Walker, died Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington. He was born May 8, 1930 in Berea, Kentucky to the late Turner and China Mae Herd Walker.
Mr. Walker was retired from Nu-Way Dry Cleaner’s and Tri State Trucking. He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Berea at Middletown where he had served as the church treasurer and deacon for many years.
Other than his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a daughter, Sarah Walker Bosley. And a sister, Virginia Chenault.
Mr. Walker is survived by his sons, Charles Stanford Walker, and Leslie Walker of Lexington, KY, his daughter, Doreen Hawkins of Richmond, KY, one brother, Jeremiah Walker of Berea, KY, four sisters, Sarah Milteer of Virginia, Bessie Cornelison of Berea, KY, Dorothy Walker, and Louise Washington both of Lexington, KY. Five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Berea at Middletown with the Rev. J.K. Cunningham officiating, burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5-8 PM Tuesday, January 23, at the Davis & Powell Funeral Home.