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Gilbert Love Walker, Jr.

January 11, 1950 — October 11, 2023

Paris, Tennessee

Gilbert Love Walker, Jr., age 73 of Paris, TN, died Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at TriStar Skyline Hospital in Nashville, TN.

He worked as a mechanic for Denton Trucking in Paris.  Gilbert loved woodworking and being a mechanic.  He was a proud member of & was still active in the Cherokee Tribe.

Gilbert was born January 11, 1950, to the late Gilbert Walker, Sr., and the late Mary Wiles Walker.

He was married March 22, 2013, to Amy Oakley Walker, who survives, of Paris, TN. 

Along with his wife, he is also survived by three children, Charity (Jayson) Pierce of Paris, TN, Timothy James (Dana Rae) Walker of Paris, TN, and David Timothy Walker of Paris, TN; two sisters, Evelyn Smith of Paris, TN, and Dorothy (Larry) Cornell of Alamo, NV; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and his best buddies, Wesley Hill and Frank Beecham. 

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Memorial visitation will be Saturday, October 21, 2023, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the memorial service beginning at 11:00 am at Ridgeway Funeral Home.


Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 

 

 

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Visitation

Saturday, October 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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