May 6, 2023
Douglas Walker age 83, passed away Friday, May 5, 2023 at N H C Healthcare of Smithville. He was born January 4, 1940 to his parents the late, Cecil and Maggie Green Walker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Lois Walker; a son Eddie Walker; siblings, Ronnie Walker, Dwight Walker, Cordell Walker, Charles Walker, Lera Arnold, J. B. Walker, Jerry Walker, Faye Griffin, Shirley Cook and infant sister, Melbie Walker. Mr. Walker was a member of Smithville Church of Christ and worked in Nursery. He is survived by 2 children, Jeanette (Kenneth) Neal of Smithville, and Steve Walker (Felicia) of Smithville; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Walker of Smithville; a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 2:PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Dan Gulley officiating and burial to follow in Cantrell cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 11:00AM until the time of the service at 2:00PM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.