Charles Edward Walker

May 11, 1945 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 75)


Mr. Charles Edward Walker, age 75, of Blackshear, was called Home on Friday afternoon (8/28/20) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross as a result of complications from Covid-19. 

Born May 11, 1945 in Pierce County, he was a son of the late Noah Wade Walker Sr. and Macie Walker. He was raised in Hoboken and also lived a few years in Folkston before moving to Blackshear in 1976.  He was a machinist/millwright and welder, having worked for Humphrey’s Mine Company from 1968-1972, Allied from 1972 -1982, and Gilman Building Products from 1982 until retiring in 1997.

Even though he did not receive a physical cure, he did receive a spiritual cure. On August 20, 2020, he was baptized by Father Daniel Melaba of St. Joseph Catholic Church. When all is said and done, a spiritual cure is far more important than a physical cure.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Jean Tiner; and 3 brothers, Ivey Russell Walker, David Thomas Walker, and James William “Buddy” Walker.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Louise Nash Walker of Blackshear; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Teirie and Keith Tyre of Blackshear, Teresa and Weldon Lane of Blackshear, and Holly and Josh Trogdon of Maysville, GA; 10 grandchildren, Sarah, Weldon (Megan), Ethan, Ryan, Alexis (Stephan), Serena, Sabra, Jared, Jeanie, and Mark; 2 great grandchildren, Alecia and Tre; a brother, Noah Walker Jr. of Hoboken; 4 sisters-in-law, Olivia Groves of Belle Glade, FL, Kathryn Taylor (husband Bill) of Glen St. Marys, FL, Mary Fouraker (husband Arthur) of Folkston, GA, and Barbara Walker of Blackshear; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

A graveside funeral service will take place on Tuesday (9/1/20) at 10 a.m. at Enon Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or at

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August 31, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home
210 Johnson Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Graveside Service
September 1, 2020

10:00 AM
Enon Cemetery
6882 College Avenue
Blackshear, GA 31516

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