Funeral services for Gordon Walker, age 85 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Terrell Bain officiating. Burial will follow in the Prospect Cemetery. Mr. Walker passed away Friday morning in Huntsville Hospital.
A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Horace and Susie Fanning Walker. Mr. Walker was a farmer and a member of the Prospect Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for 41 years.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years Monnie G. Walker of Fayetteville, children Brenda Gwathney, Micheal (Betty) Walker, Rex (Carol) Walker, Becky (Tommy) Sisk all of Fayetteville and Nancy (Skip) Marcy, grandchildren Ron Gwathney, Lil Trexler, Cecilia Tate, Leslie Ward, Christopher Walker, Katie Ward, Melissa Chavez, Laura Walker-Andrews, Matthew Walker, Whitney Sisk, Neal Thomason and Carla Wood, 15 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, a sister Joyce Monks and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Walker was preceded in death by sister Maureen Tucker, brother Melvin Walker and grandson Tony Gwathney.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.