Obit: Ray Walker

Obit: Ray Walker

February 13th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Ray Anderson Walker, 65, of Soddy-Daisy, passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013.Ray retired from Graco Inc. after 21 years of service.He was preceded in death by his children, Michael Ray Walker and Sandy Ward; sister, Evelyn Hawkins and parents, J.F. "Jay" and Ruby Walker. Ray enjoyed playing music, especially with his son, Michael. He was a loving husband, daddy and papaw.Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Judy Walker; daughters, Charlotte (Mike) Nelson, of Sale Creek, Angela (Steve) Patterson, of Soddy-Daisy and Lisa Walker, of Soddy-Daisy; son-in-law, Jeff Ward; brothers, Gene Walker, Joe Walker and Alan Walker; sisters, Arlene King and Carolyn Walker; grandchildren, Justin, Courtney, Dillon, Brandon, Brandi, Braxton, Brooke, Kayla, Meagan, Hailey, Gracie, Mikah, Logan, Peyton and Destiny; and several nieces and nephews.Services will be held at 2:30 p.m on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Tim Smith of Cove Chapel Church of God officiating.Burial will follow at East Soddy Community Cemetery.Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.