William L. Walker

William Lawrence Walker entered this life on May 11, 1945 at Grant Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He was the 2nd born of Raymond Walker Sr. and Mary Price Walker with 11 siblings to follow.

He attended St. Dominic Catholic and Columbus Public Schools. William had several jobs over time and retired from Jones Topsoil after 43 years. He loved watching both Westerns, and wrestling; riding his motorcycles, and talking on the CB radio from his home.

William battled with COPD until it made his breathing almost impossible and God said “enough”. He departed this life at home on November 2, 2019.

He is preceded in death by his father Raymond Walker, Sr.; mother, Mary Price Walker; grandparents, Michael and Lula Walker, and Alonzo and Margaret Price; wife, Linda Simms Walker; infant son, William Walker Jr.; brother, Charles “Mack” Walker; daughter, Renee Tucker; aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, in-laws, and friends.

He leaves to cherish his memory, children, Anthony Morris, Dwane (Shelly) Callender, Tracy Callender, Lawrence (Gina) Walker, Lois Pitts, Terry Taylor, Electoria (Ron) Wilder, Tina (Mike) Frost, Lucretia Turner, and Maurice Walker; brothers, James (Beverly) Walker, Raymond Walker Jr. Ronnie (Norma) Walker, Joe Walker, Tommy (Cindy) Walker, Gary Walker, and Terry Walker; sisters, Linda (Charles) Haynes, Lois (William) Monroe, Joanne Steele, and Deborah (Larry) Evans; 27 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and many, many friends. He also leaves to cherish his memory his life partner of 25 years, Pamela Allen.

Visitation 9:00AM and Funeral Service 10:00AM Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Smyrna Baptist Church, 1650 Wilson Ave 43207.

Interment at Glen Rest.

Condolence Messages

  1. May our condolences bring you comfort and may our prayers ease the pain of your loss. May your love ones rest in peace.

  2. Melanie R Barrett

    Our condolences to the Walker family on the loss of your beloved Son , brother, father, etc. Even though we were not related we considered him family. When we think of him we will remember his infectious laugh and we will smile. RIH Slick Beaver Squeezer Terry and Melanie Cox

  3. May God Bless and keep you in your time of sorrow.

  4. To the Walker family, we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. May our God comfort and keep you as you mourn for Bill, he has gotten his wings, know he is with our Lord and has no more sorrow or pain! Blessings and prayers of peace to you all!

  5. To the Walker Family
    My condolences to the family and prayers are with y’all my . God be with y’all at time of sorrow
    Bill will truly miss but never forgotten R. I .P
    The Bowman & Briggs Family
    Love y’all ❤️

  6. To the entire walker fam may your love one rest in peace .The Britford @ Payton familys

  7. I never Mr. Walker but I was and still am a good friend with one of his brothers. I Know how close this family is so he will be terribly missed.

    Gary, you and your family are in my prayers. And believe that someday we will all meet again.

  8. Chrystal McClendon Earley

    From the McClendon family I would like to send our condolences out to your family we were all really so close those pictures brought back a lot of memories my father was Willie MCCLENDON but again our thoughts and prayers go out to your family and if you need anything please call on the McClendon family you all be blessed

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