William “Bill” Walker passed away April 11. 2018

William “Bill” Walker went to be with his Lord and Saviour on April 11, 2018 at the age of 80. Bill was born on June 17, 1937, to his parents Clifford and Lora Bell Walker in Birmingham, Alabama.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah “Weesle” Walker, his parents; Clifford and Lora Bell Walker; six siblings: Edna Chrismond, Helen Wheeler, Joyce Mayhall, Jackie Palmer, John Walker and James Walker.

He is survived by his sister, Becky Palmore, his two children Bill Walker and Anita Cathey (husband) Chris Cathey. Bill also leaves behind four grandchildren: Ashley (husband) Randy Anderson, Kaleb, Ryan and Mitchell; also three great-grandchildren; Aiden, Rylan and Isabella, and many other family members and friends.

Bill was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church in Heber Springs. Before retiring Bill worked as a salesman for Cleburne County Lumber Company in Heber Springs. Before moving to Heber Springs, Bill was a Deputy Sheriff of Sunflower County in Mississippi. Bill was a devoted husband and family man.