Walker, Ray Anderson

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Ray Walker
Ray Walker

Ray Anderson Walker, 65, of Soddy Daisy, died on Monday, February 11, 2013. 

Ray retired from Graco, Inc. after 21 years of service. 

He was preceded in death by his children, Michael Ray Walker and Sandy Ward; sister, Evelyn Hawkins and parents, J.F. “Jay” and Ruby Walker. 

Ray enjoyed playing music, especially with his son, Michael. He was a loving husband, daddy and papaw.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Judy Walker; daughters, Charlotte (Mike) Nelson of Sale Creek, Angela (Steve) Patterson of Soddy Daisy and Lisa Walker of Soddy Daisy; son-in-law, Jeff Ward; brothers, Gene Walker, Joe Walker and Alan Walker; sisters, Arlene King and Carolyn Walker; grandchildren, Justin, Courtney, Dillon, Brandon, Brandi, Braxton, Brooke, Kayla, Meagan, Hailey, Gracie, Mikah, Logan, Peyton and Destiny and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 2:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Tim Smith of Cove Chapel Church of God officiating. Burial will follow at East Soddy Community Cemetery.

Visitation is on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. 

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 


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