Darwin Walker, Sr., 77, of Enigma passed away Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at his residence. His funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Enigma Baptist Church with the Rev. Pete Jones officiating. Mr. Walker will be laid to rest at Enigma Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. Mr. Walker will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.
Born Sept. 30, 1940 in Enigma, Mr. Walker was the son of the late John Alvin Walker and Christine Griffin Walker. He was also preceded in death by one son, Alvin Dickson Walker. He was retired from UPS and owned Walker's Grocery in Enigma. He loved to fish and spend time with his family.
Mr. Walker is survived by his wife, Dawn Dickson Walker of Enigma; two sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny Darwin Jr. and Melissa Walker of Enigma and Derrick and Nicole Walker of Alapaha; one daughter and son-in-law, Melinda Deanna Walker Gibbs and Rickey Gibbs of Adel; six grandchildren, Corey Gibbs, Tara Gibbs, Kristy Walker, Gage Walker, Daniel Walker and Allie Walker; and one great-grandchild, Kaizleigh Walker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital, stjude.org; or the Bright Focus Foundation at support.brightfocus.org/donate.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Services for the Walker family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Published on January 13, 2018