Bobby Douglas Walker

Published 11:38 am Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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Mill Spring– Bobby Douglas Walker, 79, of Mill Spring, NC went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 31, 2022.

Raised in Polk County, he was the son of the late Douglas and Ruby Pruitt Walker.  Bobby worked in the electrical industry until his retirement.  He was a lifelong member of Silver Creek Baptist Church serving in many capacities over the years and was actively serving as a deacon.  Bobby’s biggest mission in life was helping others and serving the Lord.  When he wasn’t spending time at the church, he enjoyed camping with his family and watching racing.

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers, Meckie, Jackie, Carrol, Rick, Bill, and Paul. Surviving is his wife of 57 years, Brenda Bridgeman Walker; his son, Jason Walker; his sisters, Mary Ann Sain (Donald), Sara Vassey, and Judy Foster (Rick).  Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

A Funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2022, at Silver Creek Baptist Church in Mill Spring, NC with Reverend Rob Hefner and Dr. Chris Osborn officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Burial will follow in Silver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Silver Creek Baptist Church: Building and Grounds Fund, P.O. Box 342, Mill Spring, NC 28756.

An online guest register is available at

McFarland Funeral Chapel
Tryon, NC