John Walter Walker Jr. of Charlotte passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Novant Health Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte at the age of 87.
He was born in Hoke County on December 25, 1929, to the late John Walter Walker and Ella Tarpley Walker. He was preceded in death by his sister, Catherine McNeill. He served in the U.S. Army and Reserves. He provided insurance to business and residential clients for many years in Mecklenburg County until he retired.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene D. Walker of Charlotte; a stepdaughter, Joyce Cessna of Florida; a brother, Derry Walker and his wife Jean of Southern Pines; a niece, Cathy Owens and her husband Eddie of Raeford; a nephew, Eddie McNeill and his wife Pat of Raeford; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Raeford Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Steven Fitzgerald officiating.
The family will receive friends after the service at the graveside.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com