Mr. Edward "Red" Mitchell Walker Sr., 76, passed away on July 19, 2018 in Orange Park, FL. Red was born April 1, 1942 in Mayo, Florida to Joseph L. Walker Sr. and Clora Mae Hewitt Walker.
Mr. Walker was a member of First Assembly of God of Mayo. Red worked with Croft's Thriftway Grocery store as the Produce Manager retiring after 50 +years. He was a past Lafayette County Commissioner for 12 years. Red love to fish and like to hunt and love to laugh and make other people laugh, he cherished time spent with his family and being a Papa.
Red was preceded in death by his parents Joseph L. Walker Sr. and Clora Mae Walker, a granddaughter Megan Walker Zipperer, a grandson Herbert Luke Thompson, sisters Gladys Dees, Edna Beard, Irene MacIntosh, and Mary Frances Williams.
Mr.Walker is survived by his wife of 57 years Delores Leggett Walker; children, Vickie Delores Walker, Edward Mitchell Walker, Jr. (Monica); a brother Joe Walker, Jr. (Glenda), and sister Betty McCray (Lamar); grandchildren, Nicole, John, Brittany, Tori, Lily, Colton, Ellie, Dillan, Brooke, Declan, Noah, Leah Mae, Sawyer, Kellan, Kezzie, Grace, Sutton, Wynter, Karson, and Reese; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM at First Assembly of God of Mayo with Rev. Kenny Sullivan and Daryl Fletcher officiating. Interment services will follow immediately afterwards in Wayfare Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at First Assembly of God of Mayo. All arrangements are under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Mayo.
Friends may sign the online guest book at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com
Published on July 23, 2018
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