June 24, 2018

Mr. Donnie Wayne Walker

Thumbnail (3)Mr. Donnie Wayne Walker, age 63, of Franklin, Georgia passed away on Thursday afternoon, September 15, 2016 at Tanner Medical Center Carrollton.

He was born August 27, 1953 in Carrollton, Georgia, the son of the late Ghiles Durward Walker and the late Virginia Ford Walker.

He was retired from Lambert Tires, where he had worked as a mechanic for twenty years. He was a hardworking man that loved his family and friends, especially his children and grandchildren. He was a wonderful father, pawpaw,brother and friend, and will be dearly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Johnny Walker and Durward Walker.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Dawn & Gary Weldon of Carrollton, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, David and Stephanie Walker, also of Carrollton, Georgia; sister, Opal Yarbrough of LaGrange, Georgia; brothers and sisters-in-law: Terry and Michele Walker of Bowdon, Rickey and Tammy Walker of Carrollton, Georgia, Robby and Margaret Walker of Alabama, Bobby Walker, Kenneth Walker, and Jerry Walker, all of Carrollton, Georgia; grandchildren: Zack Ealey, Daniel and Madison Ealey, Dylan, Jesse, Montana, Sierra, and Kayla Walker all of Carrollton, also Nathan and Ashton Weldon both of Carrollton and Brandon Weldon of California and one great grandchild, Cayden Ealey.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, September 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Donald Lee officiating with Bro. Pat Williamson speaking. Interment will follow in New Labanon Cemetery.

Those serving as pallbearers will be Gary Walker, Ricky Boatright, Kenneth Walker, Pat Williamson, Benji Walker, and Chad Blanks.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com.

Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.

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