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Robert Earl Walker

April 22, 1966 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 54)

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Obituary

Robert Earl Walker was born April 22, 1966 to Lucindy Walker and the late Norris Walker, Sr. in Canton, MS. He was the ninth of ten children,  as well as a brother to one nephew and one niece who were from a young age, reared in the home. 

Robert accepted Jesus as Lord at an early age. He united with Lee's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church (Sharon, MS) under the leadership of Reverend Andrew Griffin.  He was a faithful member in the choir because he loved being able to sing praises to God. 

Robert  is a 1985 graduate of Velma Jackson High School in Camden, MS. After High School he relocated to Milwaukee, WI in 1989. Robert spent over 30 years as a Milwaukeian. For the past fourteen years he worked at Seidel Tanning until his death.  

Robert was called from labor to his reward when he departed this life Wednesday,  May 27, 2020.  

He is preceded in death by his father and sister Thelma Walker.  

He leaves to cherish his memories, son Donte Walker;  loving mother Lucindy Walker (Sharon, MS); siblings, Jimmie Brown (Ethal) of Milwaukee, WI; Hattie Walker and Zettie Kelly (Tyrone) both of Detroit, MI;  Annie Vanburen (Earnest) and Norris Walker, Jr.  (Mary) both of Sharon, MS; Rosetta Wilson of Canton, MS; Terry Walker (Betty) of Huntsville, AL; Stacey Walker, Quantae Walker, and Sharona Walker all of Sharon, MS and a host aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 5, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Whitehead Funeral Services and Cremation
600 Old Canton Rd.
Carthage, MS 39051

Graveside Service
Saturday
June 6, 2020

11:00 AM
Lee's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church
879 Old Hwy 16 East
Canton, MS 39046

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