James Edward Walker

Born: Sat., Jul. 26, 1930
Died: Mon., Nov. 12, 2012

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James Edward “Ed” Walker, age 82, of Greensboro, Georgia formerly of Doraville, GA, passed away Monday, November 12, 2012 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, GA. Born in Greeneville, TN on July 26, 1930, he was the son of the late Edison Walker and Fannie Wilhoit Walker. He graduated from Greensboro High School and attended Georgia Tech. He served his country in the United States Air Force and married the former Lucy Carnes of Eatonton, GA on January 29, 1956. In 1990 he retired from Lockheed Martin as a Aircraft Mechanic. In 2005 they returned to Greene County where they built a home on the Walker home place. Ed enjoyed all kinds of outdoor sports, but he especially enjoyed fishing and hunting deer. He was also a top mechanic on cars and could fix just about anything. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Lucy Elizabeth Carnes Walker of Greensboro, GA; three sons, Michael Walker and wife Pam and their daughter, Sarah of Kennesaw, GA, Greg Walker of Athens, GA and Mark Walker of Auburn, GA; three brothers, Elmer Walker of Madison, GA, Billy Walker of Greeneville, TN and Henry Walker of Braselton, GA; and a number of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two brothers, George L. Walker and Johnny Walker. Funeral Services will be held, Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, (Greshamville) Madison, GA 30650 with Rev. Mike Pritchett and Rev. Tom Dial officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, Georgia 30642. Serving as pallbearers are Larry Walker, Steve Dial, Gene Walker, Billy Hawkins, Eddie Powell and Charles Crumbley. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night at McCommons Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to the New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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LaNelle & Meredith Mason
   Posted Tue November 13, 2012
Mark, We are so sorry about your Father's passing. He has suffered for so long but we know that he is no longer in pain but in a better place with our Lord Jesus Christ. God be with you and your family you all are in our prayers. LaNelle and Meredith Mason Coal Mountain Baptist Church

Ann Horton
   Posted Tue November 13, 2012
Mark, I am praying for you and your family in the great loss of your Dad. I know he was special to all of you. Sincerely, Ann Horton Coal Mountain Baptist Church

aron+linda hendrix
   Posted Tue November 13, 2012
mark, We are sorry to here about your father.It's hard to see them suffer, but hard to let them go also.Remember God doesn't make mistakes.Sorrowfully,and with love,Aron and Linda

Cindy Sellers
   Posted Wed November 14, 2012
Dear Mrs. Lucy and Mark, I was saddened to hear of your loss. May our loving Lord and Savior be with you and comfort you in the days ahead. Sincerely, Cindy Sellers

Richard and Juanita Hall
   Posted Wed November 14, 2012
Lucy, We are so sorry to hear about Ed. We love you and share your sorrow at this time and we pray that God will give you that special touch to see you through the tough days ahead. We are here if you need us or just to talk. Our phone number is 706-367-2582. All our sympathy to you and your family. With much love, Richard and Juanita

Ray & Brenda Hinkle
   Posted Fri November 16, 2012
Lucy and family, Ray and I are so saddened to hear of Edward's passing. Wish we had known earlier. We sure would have been there. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Brenda & Ray Hinkle

Nancy Maynard
   Posted Wed November 28, 2012
Wishing you comfort and peace at this difficult time. Our whole family will miss Edward and will be remembering all the times he was such a help for Bonnie. He was special. The Maynard Family