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David Roy Walker, 85, of Pikeville, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. He was a big NASCAR fan and also loved horses, farming and storytelling. David was a member of Scottie's Breakfast Crew which will be serving as honorary pallbearers. He was a member of the Electric Power Board and retired after 41 years of service.
David was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Katherine Eddings Walker; sisters, Norma Jean Edwards and Martha Sue Gibbs; and grandchild, David Walker.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Wanda Smith Walker; sons, Eddie Walker, Pikeville, and Dennis (Sharon) Walker; daughters, Sabrina (Wayne Schutt) Walker and Jan (Gary) Hankins, Pikeville; sister, Carolyn (Clyde) Beard, Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Crystal (David) Gladden, Patrick Walker, Jill Mitchell, Maddyn Schutt, Peyton Schutt, Jody (Staci) Smith, Misty (Tommy) Selby, Kerry (Amber) Smith, Tiwanna (Brian) Bricker, Johnathan Hankins and Jessica (Adam) Grissom; great-grandchildren, Colby Reed, John-David Gladden, Alli, Josi, Brady, Mason, Eli and Madi Smith, Tori Bricker, Jackson Hankins, Jaderian and Isom Grissom, and Alex Mitchell; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
A celebration of David's life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, in the funeral home chapel with burial in Collier Cemetery. The friends will receive visitors from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.
Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with his arrangements.
Published on September 26, 2016
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