August 17, 2005

Laurence Walker Sr.

Laurence (Larry) Emory Walker Sr., age 78, of Stockbridge, Ga. died Saturday, August 13, 2005. He was born in Ohio to the late Emory Laurence and Madge Lenore Woods Walker. Mr. Walker retired from the Federal Bureau of Prisons with over 22 years service. Prior to this, Mr. Walker was a farmer and enjoyed fishing and hunting. The last ten years have been his most enjoyable, being able to spend time with his two grandsons in baseball and following Ohio State football. His sister, Juel Stevens, also preceded Mr. Walker in death.

Mr. Walker is survived by his wife, Anna of Stockbridge, Ga.; son, Larry E. Walker Jr. of Destin, Fla.; son and daughter-in-law Tim L. and Lisa Walker of McDonough, Ga.; brother, Gerald Rinehart of Greenfield, Oh.; grandsons, Chad and Cole Walker; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be handled through Turner Funeral Home in Leesburg, Oh., 937-780-7841. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.