Mr. Maxie Walker, Jr., age 82, of Jacob City, Florida went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at his residence.
Mr. Walker was born in Jackson County, Florida on Thursday, July 18, 1940 to Mr. Maxie Sr., and Mrs. Hester Baldwin Walker. He was converted at an early age and joined the Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church of Jacob City, Florida.
He was a native of Jackson County and a member of Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church in Jacob City, Florida. He retired from the International Paper Company. Brother Walker was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Smithie Lou Walker (October 1, 2018) and a daughter, Sheila Walker.
Mr. Walker, Jr., is survived by seven children: Nathan Walker (Melvin Ann Walker) of Salinas, California, Don Walker of Aberdeen, Maryland, Mike Walker of Jacob City, Florida, Barnette Walker-Bell (Curtis) of Chipley, Florida, Glenn Walker of Jacksonville, Florida, Karen Walker of Altamonte, Florida and Vincent Melvin of Saint Petersburg, Florida; sixteen grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two brothers: J.B. Russ of Dothan, Alabama and CSM (Ret.) Jimmy Walker of Tacoma, Washington; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Public visitation will be 3-6 PM, Friday, October 28, 2022 at the M. Sue and Rodney D. Pittman Memorial Chapel, 5441 Cooper Street, Graceville, Florida.
A celebration of life will begin at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 29, 2022 from the Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, 1935 Jacob Main Street, Jacob City, Florida with the Reverend Obadiah White officiating, under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville, Florida.