Bobby Gene Walker

Bobby Gene Walker

Bobby Gene Walker, 80, of Wilkesboro passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at his home.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Missionary Preacher Curtis Leyshon officiating. Entombment was in Mountlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family received friends from 12:30- 2 p.m. prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Walker was born July 8, 1940, in Wilkes County to Elisha Winferd and Grace Parsons Walker. He retired from Tyson after 33 years of service. He loved restoring and collecting old cars, enjoyed looking at his Texas Longhorns and spending time with family and his dogs.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Frances Gay and Grace Vaught, and three brothers, Junior Curtis, Eddie Curtis and George Curtis.

He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Farrington Walker of the home; daughter Rebecca Huffman and husband, Robert, of Millers Creek; step-granddaughter Lori Parsons and husband, Mark, of Wilkesboro; step-great-granddaughter Emma Parsons of Winston-Salem; sister Helen W. Ferguson of Millers Creek; brother Basil Walker and wife, Gail, of Hilton Head Island, S.C.; two sisters-in-law, Maxine Curtis of Millers Creek and Lou Curtis of Elkton, Fla.; and his fur-babies, Rowdy and Blackie.

Flowers will be accepted.

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