SFC (Ret.) Foy Walker, Sr., 85 of Ellaville, GA passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA. A memorial service will be held Friday, August 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Ellaville Baptist Church with Rev. David Chapman officiating.
SFC Walker was born January 14, 1935 to W. D. and Ludie Walker in Randolph County, GA. SFC Walker had a stellar military career having retired from the U. S. Army where he had been awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star with Valor and 1OLC, the Purple Heart and many other awards. He loved to cut grass, work outside and talking about his military career. SFC Walker was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and loved all his family. He was a member of Ellaville Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Laverne Walker of Ellaville; children, Debi Van Noy (Fred) of Columbus, GA, Cindy McCallister of Navarre, FL, Foy Walker, Jr. (Sherri) of Ellaville; brothers, Billy Walker of Dawson, GA, Roy Walker of Belvedere, SC, Larry Walker of Shellman, GA; sisters, Martha Norton of Cordele, GA, Jeanette Dickens, of Tifton, GA, Dianne Walker of High Springs, FL and Joan Pearson of Cuthbert, GA. Also surviving are six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. SFC Walker was preceded in death by siblings, Joyce Sieg, Harold Walker and Robert Walker.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306
Way-Watson Funeral Home of Ellaville, GA has been entrusted with the arrangements.