Gerald Walker

  • Born: May 10, 1940
  • Died: June 26, 2021
  • Location: Dexter, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
Tel. (270) 753-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mr. Gerald Walker, age 81, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, June 26, 2021, at the Murray Calloway County Hospital.

Mr. Walker was born in Murray, Kentucky on May 10, 1940, to the late Lowell. E. Walker and Zula Lovett Walker. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Joe Walker.

Mr. Walker was a retired Pipe liner with Union 798, and a retired farmer. He was a member of the Sugar Creek Baptist Church and Chairman of the Deacons at Sugar Creek. Mr. Walker enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Rosalee Billington Walker of Dexter, Kentucky. They married on December 1, 1958 in Murray, Kentucky; two daughters, Donna Walker Tyler and husband David of Paris, Tennessee; Darlene Walker Cooper and husband Greg of Murray, Kentucky; two sons, Darrell Walker and wife Cornelia of Gilbertsville, Kentucky, and Jason Walker of Murray, Kentucky; two sisters, Sue Rose of Murray, Kentucky and Judy Mathis of Benton, Kentucky; two brothers, Ronnie Walker of Murray, Kentucky, and Billy Walker and wife Debbie of Murray, Kentucky; one sister in law, Janette Walker of Almo, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the Sugar Creek Baptist Church with Darrell Walker, Phillip Bazzell and Jordan Roach officiating. Burial will follow in the Lone Oak Cemetery in Calloway County. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the Sugar Creek Baptist Church.

Expressions of Sympathy can be made to the Sugar Creek Baptist Church, 1888 Faxon Rd. Murray, Ky. 42071.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Posted by Lynn Rogers - Family   July 02, 2021

In so very sorry to hear of the passing of Gerald. Praying for God's peace and comfort for each member of the family during this difficult time.

Posted by Carla Thomas    June 28, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Mr. Walker was always a good, God fearing Christian. May the Lord give you His comfort and peace.

Posted by Linda Schumaker - Murray, KY - Family Friend   June 28, 2021

"Most gracious heavenly Father". I remember Mr. Gerald opening prayer that way and it's a staple of my prayer life with my family to this day. Always admired his hard work and welcoming spirit. He will be missed. Prayers to Mrs. Rose, J-Bird, Darrell and all the Walker family.

The Kabalen Family - McDonough, GA

Posted by Andy Kabalen - McDonough, GA - Family Friend   June 28, 2021

Rose and family, I am so sorry! Thoughts and prayers for all of you!

Posted by Fran Garrison - Murray, KY - Family Friend   June 27, 2021

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