Celebrating the life of Cecil Ray Walker
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Cecil Roy Walker, age 85, passed away Friday, November 5, 2004
at Jackson County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, November 8, 2004, at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Sewell and Rev. Marty Barnes officiating. Interment will follow at the Altus City Cemetery.
Cecil was born February 4, 1919 in Collinsville, Texas to James Samuel Walker and Daisy Mitchell Walker. He married Juanita Powell in Hollis, Oklahoma on February 10, 1944. During World War ll, Cecil served his country in the Army Air Corps and was honorably discharged while serving overseas.
Cecil was a long time member of the Highland Heights Methodist Church, a member of the Methodist Men and also a member of the AFGE Local # 2486. Cecil retired in 1976, from the Civil Service as a supervisor with the heating and plumbing section at Altus Air Force Base.
Cecil loved children and in his later years he spent hours in his chair, on the porch, with the neighborhood around him. he also had a love for Gospel and Country Music with fishing being his favorite sport.
Cecil was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. He is lovingly survived by his wife, Juanita, of sixty years, of their hone in Altus; three sons, Keith Walker of Dallas, Texas, Joel Walker of Altus, Oklahoma and Glenn Walker and wife Becky of Tulsa Oklahoma; three sisters, Marie Bryant of Detroit, Texas, Naomi Fennel of Detroit, Texas and Betty Ramey of Ponca City, Oklahoma; special friends Ron Russell and wife Pam of Lawton, Oklahoma and Christy Wood of Tipton, Oklahoma along with a host of special nieces, nephews, relatives and friends whom he loved and they loved him.
The family will greet friends at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Sunday, November 7, 2004. Funeral services are under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home. Tributes can be made to www.Lowell-Tims.com
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