John Thomas Walker, a beloved father, grandfather, and cherished friend to many, passed away on July 18, 2023, at the age of 69. Born on October 13, 1953, in Anderson County, South Carolina, John’s journey was one filled with vibrant experiences and treasured connections.
John accomplished much during his time on this earth. He dedicated over 15 years of his life as a Timeshare sales man with Wyndham, where he left an indelible mark as a skilled professional. Outside of work, John had a deep passion for music, which he expressed as both a talented drummer and singer in a band. His love for football led him to play for Palmetto High School, creating lasting memories on the field.
Above all else, John adored his granddaughter, Kali, who brought immeasurable joy to his life. Spending time with her brought out his radiant smile and laughter, making each moment together truly precious. A man of many stories, John had a captivating personality, which allowed him to easily connect with others. He had a knack for making strangers feel like friends, ensuring that no one ever felt alone in his presence.
John is preceded in death by his father, Curtis Heywerd Walker, his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Newton, his brother, Curtis Walker, and his sister, Bettye Walker. He leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories that will forever be held close to the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
John’s memory will be carried on by his two daughters, Cassidy Walker and Justina Walker, and his beloved granddaughter, Kali Walker. Additionally, he will be dearly missed by his nephew, William Hughey, and numerous other family members and friends.
During this time of sorrow, may we find solace in the memories we shared with John and draw strength from the love he imparted on our lives. His spirit will continue to live on, reminding us of the importance of kindness, laughter, and the power of human connection. May John Thomas Walker rest in eternal peace.
A Graveside service will take place in South Carolina at Williamston Cemetery on August 8th 2023, at 10am.