Mr. Walter Donald Walker was welcomed into the arms of Jesus in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
Donnie was born August 27, 1954 and grew up in Gladeville, TN, and graduated from Mt. Juliet High School. He was a dedicated employee of Thompson Machinery for over 30 years before entering retirement. He was a member of New Heart Christian Church for 15 years and served on the hospitality team.
Donnie was an amazing father to Ladonne and Deanne. He was the best granddaddy D (aka Grand Pappy) to Rozlin, Gabi, and Santi and was so excited to meet baby Reed in September. Donnie was an example of God’s Love and we have peace in knowing that he is now in his Forever Home with his Heavenly Father. May we all hold our loved ones close, as we mourn the loss of this wonderful man.
Donnie was preceded in death by his son Raun Aarron Walker and parents Essie Clara and Walter William “Buster” Walker.
He is survived by:
Daughters- Ladonne (Jimmy) Reed and Deanne (Jason) McGill
Grandchildren- Rozlin McGill, Gabriela McGill, Santiago McGill, and baby Reed
Former Wife- Loretta Walker
Brothers- Clifford Walker, Bobby Walker, Mike Walker, Ronnie “Porky” Walker, Jackie (Debbie) Walker, David (Julie) Walker, Chris (Terri) Walker
Sisters- Barbara Walker, Sue Goins, Linda Walker, Gloria Walker (Scott) Henley, Melissa Walker Lynn, Melanie Walker (Jeff) Yant, Gwen Walker (Paul) Scaglione, Tonya Walker ( Haskell) Evans, Sonya Walker ( Jack) Sawyers, Emily Walker Allison
Many nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon Monday, June 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. – 12 noon Monday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com
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