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“Elaine, I just happened upon this article of Randy's. I am so sorry for your and the kids loss of a precious husband and father. May god keep you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Jones - Valdese, NC

“So sorry for your loss love you Frank and Connie ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Connie Garmon - Lake Butler, FL

“Elaine,I just found out about Randy's passing. I am SO sorry!! I wish I could be back in NC for you! If you need anything please let me know. I still...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Ashley Baker - martinsville, IN

“Elaine and Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Randy was a good man and will be missed by all that knew him. He gave our son Kevin his first job...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Alderman - Connelly Springs, NC

“Randy you were a special friend and truly be missed . I can remember the good times we had .You always helped me fix my car problems and in turn I...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Terry Roberts - Connelly springs, NC

“Dearest Elaine, I am thankful to see that Randy's healing has come. He was sick for such a long time. I think of you so often. You have always...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Braswell - Hickory, NC

“Randy was a good friend that I learned a lot from as a fellow coworker he will be truly missed he was a very good man and cared dearly for his family...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jaymie Robbins - Hildebran, NC

“Elaine, so sorry to hear about your husband, although i never met him i feel as though I knew him by talking with you. my thoughts will be with you...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: hilda brittain - hickory, NC

“RANDY, WAS MY FRIEND NOT JUST MY CUSTOMER AND I WILL MISS HIM. WE ALWAYS PICKED AT EACH OTHER AND FUSSED. HE WAS ONE OF THE BRAVEST AND FOUGHT...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: JAMES CORBETT - HICKORY, NC

“I KNOW THIS IS VERY HARD BUT KNOW THAT I AM THINKING OF YOU AND PRAYING FOR YOU. GOD WILL SUSTAIN YOU. LOVE YOU. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: VERA CABANISS - VALDESE, NC

“A long battle , well fought. I will miss seeing him outside in his chair getting warm on those hot summer days.I hope he is resting warm in Gods...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: diana rash - connelly springs, NC


William Randy Walker, 59, of Connelly Springs, loving and hardworking husband, father, grandfather and brother-in-law, passed into eternal peace on Wednesday October 12, 2016 after a long and well fought courageous battle.
Randy was born on October 21, 1956 in Burke County to the late Billy Clarence Walker and Betty Powell Walker. He was an auto mechanic formerly working at Valdese Auto Parts, Everette Chevrolet, Tom Brooks Chevrolet, and Select Tire. Randy loved working on cars, and loved his family especially his grandchildren. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his father and mother in law, John P. and Verlee Zimmerman and his brother in law, Daniel B. Whisnant.
Survivors include his wife Elaine Zimmerman Walker of the home; his daughter, Randi Walker Presnell and special son-in-law Ricky of Connelly Springs; his son, Joshua Landon Walker and fiancé Brandy of Connelly Springs; six grandchildren, Gracie Aldridge, Emmie Aldridge, Walker Good, Jordyn Presnell, Daisy Walker and Gauge Walker; two special sister-in-laws, Kay Bryant and husband Nelson and Johnsie Long and husband David.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday October 17, 2016 at Freshfire Church in Hildebran with Rev. Sam Crowe officiating. Interment will follow at Catawba Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese where the body will remain until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the funeral hour.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1300 Baxter St. Suite # 150 Charlotte N .C. 28204.

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