Roy Lee Walker
Published 12:41 pm Monday, January 25, 2016
Mr. Roy Lee Walker, 76, of Advance, died on Jan. 24, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
He was the first son of Richard and Virginia Walker, born on Oct. 15, 1939. He worked for and then co-owned Davie Oil Co. He had a peach orchard by his home for years. He enjoyed gardening and his mountain house in Hillsville, Va.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances York Walker and a brother, Gurney Walker.
Surviving: 2 sons, Gene (Margaret) and Stephen (Cammie); 3 grandchildren, Lauren (Adam) Pilcher, Weston and Luke Walker; 2 brothers, Lewis and Frank Walker.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Green Meadows Baptist Church with Marty Carter officiating. The family received friends Tuesday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.
Memorials: Smith Grove or Farmington fire department.