Obits 7/24/18

Donald Richmond “Don” Walker

Mr. Donald Richmond Walker better known as Don, age 58 passed away Monday, July 16, 2018. Don was born April 7, 1960 to Hollis Richmond and Mary Frances Poteet Walker.

Don was a retired Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and served proudly from 1982-1988. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Sparta Country Club.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 31 years, Debbie, his two children Amy and husband Nathaniel and Blake and wife Hannah and granddaughter, Hannah. Don was the beloved son of parents, Frances and Hollis, his brother, Randy and wife Myra, his nephews, Ben and Cole, and the many extended family members and close friends who were a large part of his life.

The family had a time of visitation Saturday, July 21, 2018 in the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with Military Honors’ service that afternoon by the Veteran’s Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers and other memorial gifts, the family graciously requests that donations be made in Don’s memory to the Veteran’s Honor Guard or to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church for repairs to the rectory, a project he wished to support, in care of Hunter Funeral Home, PO Box 90, Sparta, TN 38583.

The Walker Family would like to sincerely thank all those who have expressed so much love and kindness to the family. Your support is a great source of comfort and very much appreciated.

Cremation and visitation services are entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.

 

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