Jack Everette Walker

Published 12:29 pm Sunday, April 5, 2020

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Mr. Jack Everette Walker, 87, of Redland Road, Advance, died on Monday, March 30, 2020 at his home.

Mr. Walker was born on March 9, 1933 in Davie County to the late Eddie Green Walker and Lula Mae Tutterow Walker. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953-1955. He retired from Ingersoll Rand in Mocksville, and had worked at the Cooleemee Cotton Mill. Mr. Walker was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Advance.  He enjoyed working in the yard, along with gardening in order to share his vegetables with friends and family.

He was also preceded in death by: his wives, Christine Beauchamp Walker and Doris Cook Walker; and 10 siblings, Ed (Ham) Walker, Johnson (Johnny) Walker, James Walker, Sam Walker, Mildred Latham, Aileen Cartner, Pauline Sink, Janie Koontz, Betty Grissom, and Pearl Poindexter.

Survivors: a daughter, Cindy Walker Bailey and husband Allen Todd Bailey and a grandson, Braxton Ryan Bailey, all of Advance; a sister, Gail Kelly and husband Jimmy Kelly of Mocksville; devoted next-door neighbors and in-laws, Robert and Carolyn Cook Cornelius; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service was conducted in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Advance, with the Rev. Chuck Baker officiating. A public memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

Memorials: Bethlehem UMC Cemetery Fund, 321 Redland Road, Advance; or to a charitable organization of choice.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.