Harold Cooley Walker, age 79, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Born in Nash County on March 26, 1937, he was the son of the late William Blonde Walker and Daisy Richardson Walker. He was also preceded in death by a grandchild, Devon Guyer; brothers, Jules Walker, Aaron Walker, William Blonde Walker, Jr., and Robert Hart Walker; and sisters, Judy House, Elsie Mae Spivey, and Betty Louise Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Patterson Walker; son, Mike Johnson and wife, Tambra, of Greenville; daughters, Christy Walker of Rocky Mount; Candace Walker Roberts and husband, Eddie, of Rocky Mount; and Melanie Walker Parker and husband, Michael, of Wilmington; seven grandchildren,; one great-grandchild; brother, Jimmy Walker of Rocky Mount; sister, Ruby Morgan of Beaufort.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount with the Pastor Dalton Coppedge officiating. Burial will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM prior to the service and other times at the daughter's home, 3008 Greystone Drive, Rocky Mount.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Autism Society of North Carolina, Inc., 505 Oberlin Road, Suite 230, Raleigh, NC 27605.
Arrangements entrusted by Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Rocky Mount.