The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Monday, November 26, 2018 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1908 Dozier Road, Ellaville, Georgia. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The Reverend William Laster, pastor, will officiate.
John was born December 10, 1943 in Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia to the late Robert Walker Sr. and Janie Clifford Walker. He was preceded in death by six siblings, Paul Walker, Robert Walker, Handsome Walker, Albert Walker, J.C. Walker and Bertha Mae Walker Walton.
He was educated in the public-school system of Marion County. After many years of dedicated services, he retired from Georgia Forest, Inc. as a logger. He was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church where he was a faithful member until his health began to decline.
He leaves a beloved companion of forty-one years, Effie Clark Raines; his beloved daughters, Johnnie Mae Walker-Kinsey (Richard), Shelby Clark (Jerry), Carolyn Turner (Norris), and Terrel Denmark (Thomas); his beloved siblings, Sarah Vauss, Decatur, Georgia, Arthur Walker (Mary Alice), Kissimmee, Florida, Grace Brown (Glen), Mary Alice Paggett (William), Gloria Broxton, and David Walker all of Atlanta, Georgia, Evelyn Brownlee, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; sisters/brother-in-law, Betty Walker, Buena Vista, Georgia, Annie Bell Walker, Miami, Florida; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.