Spry Funeral Home
James ‘Larry’ Walker
Mr. James “Larry” Walker died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Athens. He was born May 1, 1952, in Huntsville, where he attended Lee High School. He moved to the Athens area in 1998.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Gracie Elizabeth Walker; and a brother, Tommy Walker.
Mr. Walker is survived by his loving children, son, James of Wasilla, Alaska; his daughter, Amber Walker of Chicago, Ill.; grandchildren, (James’ children) Sadie, Sarah and Abigail, all of Wasilla, Alaska; seven brothers and sisters, Beck Gatlin of Hazel Green, Ala., Earlene Mills of New Market, Ala., Ruth Schmidt of Montgomery, Ala., Diane Morrow of Lacey Springs, Ala., Johnny Walker of New Market, Rodel Walker of Bay Saint Louis, Miss., and Bucky Walker of New Hope, Ala. In addition, Mr. Walker is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Wooley Springs Baptist Church, 28025 Bethel Road, Toney, Ala., followed by a service at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Tony Boyles will officiate. A family-only burial will follow at Hastings Cemetery in Ardmore.