Leon C. WalkerAugust 16, 1931 ~ November 17, 2017 (age 86)
Leon C. Walker, age 86 of Paris, TN, died Friday, November 17, 2017, at Paris Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Paris, TN.
He was the former owner & operator of Walker’s Pre-Owned Vehicles in Paris, TN. He was a retired Army veteran and enjoyed listening to music. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Paris.
Leon was born August 16, 1931, in Camden, TN, to the late Ray Walker and the late Opal Douglas Walker.
He was married April 20, 1952, to Lexie Pierce Walker, who survives, of Paris, TN.
Along with his wife, he is also survived by two sons, Donny (Anita) Walker of Paris, TN, and Brian (Elaine) Walker of Paris, TN; two sisters, Dorothy (Robert) Pustka of San Angelo, TX, and Collette Walker of Memphis, TN; four grandchildren, Chip (Parveen) Walker of Murfreesboro, TN, Katie (Chris) Payne of Murray, KY, Clint (Betsy) Walker of Marietta, GA, and Kyle (Cassie) Walker of Paris, TN; and seven great grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN. A graveside service will be held Sunday, November 19, 2017, at 2:30 pm at Cross Roads Cemetery in Camden, TN, with burial to follow. T. Leon Ridgeway will officiate.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.