Bobby Walker

Bobby Sherill Walker

1937 - 2018

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Obituary of Bobby Walker

Bobby Walker, known as “B.W.” to his fellow pipeliners was a great engineer and laid gas pipeline all over the U. S. and Canada.  He worked for Latex Construction for 45 years out of Conyers, GA.  His family would always go every summer and stay with him where ever he was working.  He was a great family man of the Christian Faith.  His children were what made him the most proud; he would always make time for them.  The he got his four grandkids and life was twice as good, and then he got his two great grandkids and one great-great grandson, and he thought life was perfect.  On weekends Bobby enjoyed watching Alabama football and NASCAR Racing.  Bobby was truly loved and will always be in our hearts forever.  Go higher Bobby till we see you again.

 

            Mr. Walker was a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps and a member of Pipeline Union 320, and was of the Baptist faith.

 

            Survivors include:

                        Wife:               Rosalie G. Walker

                        Children:         Elisa L. Fields

                                                Mary D. Watson

                                                Lee H. Walker

Christy Wimberley

                        Sister:              Regina Hammond

                        (4)  Grandchildren

                        (4) Great Grandchildren

 

            Preceded in death by:

                        Parents:           Lee Elton Walker and Ruth Lucille Nausbaum Walker

                        Sisters              Linda Barkley and Penny Thorne

 

            The funeral service will be Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 1:00 PM at Greenhill Funeral Home with Bro. Anthony Potts and Bro. Kevin Black officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 11:00-1:00 PM.  Burial will be in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.

 

            Pallbearers will be Rex Gray, Steve Bright, John Walker, Brent Barkley, Gilbert Barga, and Aaron Myrick.  Honorary pallbearers will be Harold Gray and Boyd (Tickle) Gist.

 

            The family would like to thank Compassus Care, Brooke, Sammie, Billy, Taylor, Christina, Teresa A. and Ann Poague, and everyone that called, texted and prayed for us and our Dad.

 

            Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.