Robert Eugene Walls, 92, of Elkin passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin. Mr. Walls was born Oct. 27, 1926, in Surry County to Colon and Celeste McDade Walls.
Mr. Walls was a World War II veteran, serving for 21 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and a retired truck driver with Home Chair.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Walls; a sister, Nancy Nixon; and a brother-in-law, James Nixon.
Survivors include his wife, Shelba Wagoner Walls of the home; his sons, Norman Patrick Walls and wife, Rebecca, of Creedmoor and Neil Fleming Walls of Elkin; a brother, Basil McDade Walls of Elkin; a sister, Margaret Walls of Ronda; and two granddaughters, Piper Walls and Perryn Walls.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 27, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, with Dr. Danny Dodds, the Rev. Joe Woods, Dr. Gary Byrd and LTC Norman Walls officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 to 8 at Elkin Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church 4-G Building Fund, 593 Pleasant Hill Drive, Elkin, N.C. 28621.
Online condolences may be made atwww.elkinfuneralservice.com. Funeral services have been entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.