Wilburn Price Walker

Published 12:38 pm Friday, May 13, 2022

Mr. Wilburn Price Walker, 97, of Advance, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

He was born in Davie County on Jan. 3, 1925 to John Hall Walker and Ila Mae Smith Walker. Wilburn served in the U.S. Navy and was a World War II Veteran. He retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Wilburn was a founding member of Faith Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Jennie Vee West Walker; great-grandchild, Benjamin Walker; and daughters-in-law, Sylvia Walker and Debbie Walker.

Wilburn is survived by: his sons, Jerry Walker (Karen), Aaron Walker, and Joel Walker (Lori); grandchildren, Leigh Ann Hyatt, Dr. Robert Walker (Aimee), Adam Walker (Emily), Jacob Walker (Breanna), and Jeremy Walker (Caroline); and great-grandchildren, A.J. Hyatt (Viaynett), Ashley Hyatt, Madison Walker, Carson Walker, Mason Walker, and Evelyn Walker.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at Yadkin Valley Baptist Church cemetery with Pastor Josh Greene officiating.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Clemmons Village II for the excellent care and compassion shown to Mr. Walker and his family during his time there.

Online condolences: www.hayworth-miller.com.