Alvin Walker

Published 5:45 pm Thursday, October 2, 2008

He was born on Sept. 16, 1946 in Polk County.

He was the son of the late Grady and Willie Belle Keever Walker. He was a deacon for Berea Baptist Church, Palm Harbor, Fla.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Houser, in 1987.

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Alvin is survived by his wife, Patricia, sons, Glenn (Melody) Walker of Palm Harbor, Fla., Charles (Kirsten) Walker of Pinellas Park, Fla., and Russell Walker of Largo, Fla.; three brothers, Kenneth Walker of Columbus, Garland Walker of Spartanburg, Horace Walker of Forest City; four sisters, Jane Skipper of Hendersonville, Nell Blanton of Rutherfordton, Elizabeth Powell and Joyce McCraw of Mill Spring; two grandchildren, Alvin Walker II and Victoria Walker.

A gathering was held Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 6-7 p.m. at Berea Baptist Church, with a memorial at 7 p.m. A visitation was held Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 10-11 a.m. at Curlew Hills Funeral Home, with graveside service at 11 a.m.

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