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Earl Walker

July 24, 1932 — January 30, 2010

EARL WALKER, 77, of Valdosta, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2010, at the Fellowship Home at Brookside after a lengthy illness.

He was born July 24, 1932 in Valdosta, the son of R.H. and Alice Grey Pittman Walker. He served his country in the U.S. Navy, and had a great passion for boxing in his younger years, earning Golden Gloves in Georgia and Texas. Mr. Walker had owned and operated the Rock' n' Rodeo, formerly the New Knights, and Sugar Creek Shopping Center. He was a great husband, father and friend. In his later years fishing became his passion and he was happiest at Lake Allycone and Spring Warrior Fish Camp in Perry, FL, with his beloved Yorkies. Mr. Walker was always giving back to the youth in the community through many civic organizations. He was a Baptist by faith, and generous to a fault.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Rowe Walker of Valdosta; two daughters, Angela and husband Billy Greene of Adel, and Pam Ringos and fiancé Larry Tanner of Valdosta; one sister, Kathryn and husband Ken Frith of Bradenton, FL; brother-in-law, David and wife Vivian Rowe of Valdosta; sister-in-law, Mary and husband Lester Mulligan of Fernandina Beach, FL; many nieces and nephews; special cousin, James Pittman; and many special friends, Remer Croft, Earl Spurlock, Dale Hoffman, Capt. Sam Temples, many Lowndes Co. Sheriff's Deputies and Valdosta Policemen. He was predeceased by his parents and his special friend, James Hendrix.

Funeral Services for Mr. Walker will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at the Chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home, with Dr. Skip Van Nus officiating. Mr. Walker's family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Monday, February 1, 2010, at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to the Fellowship Home at Brookside, Hospice of South Georgia, or the Alzheimer's Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com. Carson McLane Funeral Home.

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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