Danny Vernon Walker, 71, of North Wilkesboro departed this life Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Mr. Walker was born March 17, 1948, in Wilkes County to Sebon and Flossie Bowers Walker.
Mr. Walker was an avid ham radio operator, a lifetime member of the American Radio League and loved learning about new technology. Danny was an amazingly positive person, always had a joke to tell, had a kind heart, and always had a smile on his face.
Mr. Walker was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Joy Waddell Walker.
Mr. Walker is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Stephens Walker; two daughters, Cindy Herndon and husband, Bryan, of Winston-Salem and Patricia St. John and husband, Dean, of Elkin; two grandsons, Justin Perry and wife, Rebecca, of Roaring River and Cameron Perry and Abbie, of Gastonia; a very special great-grandson, Christopher Perry; and two step-great-granddaughters, Madelynn Haynes and Andrea Haynes.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Miller Funeral Service. A private graveside service will be held.
Memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, N.C. 28607.
Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.millerfuneralservice.com.