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Charles Franklin Walker

September 16, 1937 ~ December 15, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Charles Walker Obituary

Mr. Charles Franklin Walker, age 86, of Blackshear, passed away early Friday morning (12/15/23) at Satilla Bluffs Senior Care following an extended illness.

Born September 16, 1937, in Blackshear, he was a son of the late Lewis Jackson “L.J.” Walker, Jr. and Midred Davis Walker. He grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and was a 1956 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School.  He lived in Liberty, North Carolina for many years before returning to Pierce County in 2019.

He was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy and was retired from AT&T. He worked many years in communications, traveling to many areas of the world including Saudia Arabia, Taiwan, Germany, England, and the Marshall Islands, installing security equipment.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, and had enjoyed traveling to Africa on a big game hunting trip. He was a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Wild Turkey Federation, attending many banquets over the years. 

He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, James Stanley Walker; and 2 infant sisters, Emma Agnes Walker and Betty Joyce Walker.

Survivors include his sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Penn Outlaw of Patterson; sister-in-law, Zolena Walker of Gainesville, FL; 2 nephews, Penn Outlaw, Jr. of West Palm Beach, FL and Stacy Outlaw of Orange Park, FL; and many cousins and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held Monday morning (12/18/23) at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Waters Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday one hour prior to the service.

The family requests the members of the Briarwood Baptist Church Young at Heart Sunday School Class to serve as honorary pallbearers. Please be at the funeral home by 9:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com. 

Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements. 

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Visitation
Monday
December 18, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Hart Funeral Home
210 Johnson Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
Monday
December 18, 2023

10:00 AM
Hart Funeral Home Chapel
210 Johnson Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

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