SCOTT CITY -- Earl Raymond Walker, 92, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 6:25 a.m. Sept. 22, 2006, at his home.
Born Oct. 17, 1913, in Sturgis, Ky., son of the late Joel B. and Belle Phillips Walker, he was 7 years old when his family moved by covered wagon to the East Prairie area. In his early years he was a farmer. His last job was in maintenance at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He spent most of his last 50 years in the Ancell-Scott City area, was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Cape Girardeau and recently had attended the Broadway United Methodist Church near his home.
On July 27, 1935, in Bollinger County, he married Rebecca 'Edna' Derrington who preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 2005.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Edward Walker and Eugene Walker.
Survivors include: three daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy Sue and Cleatus Raines of Tucson, Ariz., Peggy and Don Gross of Scott City and Sharon and David Hohler of Cape Girardeau; one sister, Myrtle Woods of Cuba, Mo.; and two granddaughters, two grandsons, two great-grandsons, and one great-
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time for services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston with the Rev. Bill Burke, pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.
may be made to:
First Church of the Nazarene
2601 Independence St.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
No. 10 Doctor's Park
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701