Robert Marion Walker
November 26, 1926 -
November 24, 2020

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Robert Marion Walker was born at home on November 26,1926 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He was one of three children born to the late John Thomas and Jennie Fanning Walker. He passed away November 24, 2020 in Fayetteville, Tennessee. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son.

Robert was a lifelong cattle farmer and loved being out on his farm. He was employed in the livestock business having worked for Tennessee Livestock Producers for over 28 years. He served in the United States Merchant Marines during World War II in the Pacific theater. Robert was a member of Fayetteville First Baptist.

Survivors include his loving wife of 73 years, Faye Walker; sons Ken (Toni) Walker of Murfreesboro, TN, and Larry (Theresa) Walker of Pulaski, TN; daughter Malinda (David) Gibson of Fayetteville, TN. Grandchildren Karen Walker of Phoenix, AZ, Adam Gibson, Fayetteville, TN, Susan Anderson, Murfreesboro, TN, Rob (Emily) Walker of Murfreesboro, TN, and Kati (Ben) Snow of Bell Buckle, TN. Great grandchildren Cole Anderson, Corrine Walker and Savannah Walker, all of Murfreesboro, TN. Robert is also survived by sisters Selma Smith of Houston, TX, and Dot Monks of Fayetteville, TN.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stewart’s Cemetery c/o Sue Sapach, 289 Smith Mill Road, Fayetteville, TN, Fayetteville First Baptist Church or the charity of your choice.

A private family service was held at Stewart’s Cemetery.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Robert Marion Walker.

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25 Comments

  1. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Ms Faye and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God comfort you.
    Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Reply
  2. Nancy and Marvin Ables Family

    Ms Faye ,Ken, Larry. Melinda, and Family I am so sorry about Mr. Walker’s passing.
    Mother loved you both so much.
    Praying for you.

    Reply
  3. Theresa McGill

    Faye, so sorry for his passing. He was such a kind man who was always glad to see anyone! He lived his family deeply. Rest assured he is in a better place and someday you will see him again. Love you all!

    Reply
  4. Wanda Morrison

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family over the next days and weeks.

    Reply
  5. Wanda Morrison

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

    Reply
  6. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Mrs. Faye, Malinda and Adam, Many thoughts and prayers for your aching hearts. I will always remember Mr. Walker’s sweet smile when I saw them at church.

    Reply
  7. Gayle Monks Shelton

    Mrs. Faye and family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Bob. I have known him most of my life. Such a sweet person. Rest assured that he is with our Heavenly Father and that God will comfort you during this time.

    Reply
  8. Randy Taylor and family

    So very sorry for your loss

    Reply
  9. Cynthia Dunivan

    Malinda,
    I was saddened to lear of the passing of your sweet dad. While there is a celebration going on in Heaven I know your hearts are sad here on earth. Please know we hold you are your family in our thoughts and prayers.
    Cindy Lynn-Dunivan

    Reply
  10. Carolyn Bryant

    So sorry for your lost, praying for the family!

    Reply
  11. Anne Beddingfield

    I extend my deepest sympathy. Prayers for the precious family

    Reply
  12. Renee Blackburn

    So sorry to hear of Mr. Walker’s passing. Prayers for you during the days ahead.

    Reply
  13. Penny Britton

    Malinda,
    I am so sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  14. Rex Walker

    Faye, Ken, Larry, Malinda and families. Our prayers go up for you during tjis time of loss.

    Reply
  15. Gayle Pridmore

    So very sorry for your loss. He was a kind and Christian man. No words can make you feel better at this time. Just know your heavenly father is with you to comfort you. Let Him wrap his loving arms around you. I will be glad to do ANYTHING I can for you. Lovr and prayers

    Reply
  16. Edward Johnson

    We are so very sorry for your great loss. What a pleasure to know Mr. Bob! We were just talking about all the Christmas events we enjoyed at Mr. Bob and Ms. Faye’s. We have so many wonderful memories with your family. You are in our prayers! Our Love! Bro. Ed & Lynn

    Reply
  17. Janice Harwell

    So very sorry for your loss. Bob was such a fine man. My heart goes out to all of you.

    Reply
  18. Allison Heffington

    Sympathy from our home and family to the Walkers. Our hearts go out to our kind neighbors and their loved ones.

    Reply
  19. Kathy Shook BROWN

    I’m so very sorry. Mr. Walker was so sweet.
    Mrs. Faye and kids, grandchildren and all, our prayers are for comfort and blessings.
    Such a good family.

    Reply
  20. Hospice Chaplain Dionne

    Prayers are with your family. May you each sense the comfort of the Holy Spirit in this time of loss.

    Reply
  21. Larry Moorehead

    I know you all will miss him and you’ll always remember the good times. My mother thought so much of your family. If any of you are in Lynchburg look us up.

    Reply
  22. Jake Shaw

    Faye ,Ken, Larry. Melinda,. and Family I am so sorry about Mr.
    Walker death.
    Praying.

    Reply
  23. Angie Sanders

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers, and thoughts are with you. The Sanders Family

    Reply
  24. Wanda and Bobby Williams

    So sorry Ms Faye and family for your great loss, We pray for you peace and comfort. Even though we never saw you anymore, we always loved knowing you were on down the road from us on Old Lincoln Road. Our love, Wanda and Bobby Williams and Naomi Wallace

    Reply
  25. Bea Spray

    We are so sorry for the family’s loss; the family is such great friends of ours. We’re keeping them in our thoughts and prayers. Art Ross & Bea (Ross) Spray

    Reply

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25 Comments

  1. Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Ms Faye and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God comfort you.
    Phillip and Diane Knowles

    Reply
  2. Nancy and Marvin Ables Family

    Ms Faye ,Ken, Larry. Melinda, and Family I am so sorry about Mr. Walker’s passing.
    Mother loved you both so much.
    Praying for you.

    Reply
  3. Theresa McGill

    Faye, so sorry for his passing. He was such a kind man who was always glad to see anyone! He lived his family deeply. Rest assured he is in a better place and someday you will see him again. Love you all!

    Reply
  4. Wanda Morrison

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family over the next days and weeks.

    Reply
  5. Wanda Morrison

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

    Reply
  6. Wanda Jennings Preston

    Mrs. Faye, Malinda and Adam, Many thoughts and prayers for your aching hearts. I will always remember Mr. Walker’s sweet smile when I saw them at church.

    Reply
  7. Gayle Monks Shelton

    Mrs. Faye and family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Bob. I have known him most of my life. Such a sweet person. Rest assured that he is with our Heavenly Father and that God will comfort you during this time.

    Reply
  8. Randy Taylor and family

    So very sorry for your loss

    Reply
  9. Cynthia Dunivan

    Malinda,
    I was saddened to lear of the passing of your sweet dad. While there is a celebration going on in Heaven I know your hearts are sad here on earth. Please know we hold you are your family in our thoughts and prayers.
    Cindy Lynn-Dunivan

    Reply
  10. Carolyn Bryant

    So sorry for your lost, praying for the family!

    Reply
  11. Anne Beddingfield

    I extend my deepest sympathy. Prayers for the precious family

    Reply
  12. Renee Blackburn

    So sorry to hear of Mr. Walker’s passing. Prayers for you during the days ahead.

    Reply
  13. Penny Britton

    Malinda,
    I am so sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  14. Rex Walker

    Faye, Ken, Larry, Malinda and families. Our prayers go up for you during tjis time of loss.

    Reply
  15. Gayle Pridmore

    So very sorry for your loss. He was a kind and Christian man. No words can make you feel better at this time. Just know your heavenly father is with you to comfort you. Let Him wrap his loving arms around you. I will be glad to do ANYTHING I can for you. Lovr and prayers

    Reply
  16. Edward Johnson

    We are so very sorry for your great loss. What a pleasure to know Mr. Bob! We were just talking about all the Christmas events we enjoyed at Mr. Bob and Ms. Faye’s. We have so many wonderful memories with your family. You are in our prayers! Our Love! Bro. Ed & Lynn

    Reply
  17. Janice Harwell

    So very sorry for your loss. Bob was such a fine man. My heart goes out to all of you.

    Reply
  18. Allison Heffington

    Sympathy from our home and family to the Walkers. Our hearts go out to our kind neighbors and their loved ones.

    Reply
  19. Kathy Shook BROWN

    I’m so very sorry. Mr. Walker was so sweet.
    Mrs. Faye and kids, grandchildren and all, our prayers are for comfort and blessings.
    Such a good family.

    Reply
  20. Hospice Chaplain Dionne

    Prayers are with your family. May you each sense the comfort of the Holy Spirit in this time of loss.

    Reply
  21. Larry Moorehead

    I know you all will miss him and you’ll always remember the good times. My mother thought so much of your family. If any of you are in Lynchburg look us up.

    Reply
  22. Jake Shaw

    Faye ,Ken, Larry. Melinda,. and Family I am so sorry about Mr.
    Walker death.
    Praying.

    Reply
  23. Angie Sanders

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers, and thoughts are with you. The Sanders Family

    Reply
  24. Wanda and Bobby Williams

    So sorry Ms Faye and family for your great loss, We pray for you peace and comfort. Even though we never saw you anymore, we always loved knowing you were on down the road from us on Old Lincoln Road. Our love, Wanda and Bobby Williams and Naomi Wallace

    Reply
  25. Bea Spray

    We are so sorry for the family’s loss; the family is such great friends of ours. We’re keeping them in our thoughts and prayers. Art Ross & Bea (Ross) Spray

    Reply

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