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Willie Walker, Jr.

Willie Walker, Jr., 75, of Fayetteville, passed away March 29, 2016. He retired from the US Army, serving his country in the Vietnam War where he earned the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Willie was a member of the Black Horse Society with the US Army.  He retired from Lockheed Martin after fifteen years of service.  He was a dispatcher for Atlanta Police Department for six years.  Willie is survived by his wife of 51 years Mattie Walker; daughters Vanessa Walker, Gina Cheaney, and Kizie Walker-Clayton; son Gerald Walker; grandchildren Raphael Griffin and Daijah Cheaney; sisters Annie M. Atwell and Elizabeth Walker; brother Edward (Geneva) Walker; and sister-in-laws Addie (Turner) Clark and Mildred Watkins. A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016, at 2:00PM, at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends Friday, April 1, 2016, from 5:00-7:00PM, at the funeral home.
C.J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel • www.mowellfuneralhome.com