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Willis "Gordon" Walker

August 13, 1942 — August 11, 2023

Willis "Gordon" Walker

 

WILLIS “GORDON” WALKER, age 80 of Dandridge, TN passed away Friday evening, August 11, 2023, at Jefferson Park following a brief illness. 

He was born on August 13, 1942, to the late Alfred and Inez (Landrum) Walker.  He was preceded in death by his parents; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff, and Cathy Walker; brother, Eddie Walker; sister, Selma Walker Young.  Gordon is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Billie Reneau Walker; sons, Tony (Lisa) Walker and Randy (Tammy) Walker; grandchildren, Brittany (Brian) Bunch, and David Walker; great granddaughter, Aaliyah Bunch; brother, Dale (Sherry) Walker, several nieces, nephews and cousins and many friends, especially the Dandridge Hardware Gang.

He was a retired transportation manager for United Parcel Service after 20 years of service and then was a truck driver for Roadway for over 16 years.  He was a member of the Oakland Methodist Church and attended Edward’s Chapel Methodist Church.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2023, 7:00pm at Farrar Funeral Chapel (Dandridge) with Rev. Hartsell McCurry officiating.  Interment graveside services will be Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at Hillcrest Cemetery  at 11:00am with Rev. Lennie Miller presiding over the committal service.  The family will receive friends Tuesday, 4:00 to 7:00pm prior to the funeral service.  ARRANGEMENT BY FARRAR FUNERAL HOME, 162 East Meeting St., Dandridge, TN, 865-397-2711

 

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

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