Mr. John Anthony Walker went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at a local hospital. Mr. Walker was born on May 20, 1958 to Mrs. Ezelle Walker Young in Rome, Georgia. He accepted Christ at a young age at Flatrock Baptist Church. He was a member of Lovejoy Baptist Church, where he worked faithfully until his health could no longer allow. Mr. Walker was a US Army Veteran and a Prince Hall F&AM 33rd Mason. He was employed by Inland Container for many years. He was preceded in death by his mother, his step-father, Otis Young, his brother, Ronnie Walker, his son, Christopher John Walker, and his daughter, Felisa Walker Williams. He leaves to cherish his precious memories, his devoted wife, Rosie Dennard Walker; his daughter, Kimberly LaToya Walker (Oxford, AL); his stepson, Jason (Tabitha) Blair (Rome, GA) his stepdaughter, Lauren Blair (Rome, GA); his sisters, Deborah Walker (Decatur, GA) and Charlotte Winston (Rome, GA); brother-in-law, Leroy Dennard (Rome, GA), sister-in-law, Edith Anderson (Sacramento, CA); first wife, mother of his children and friend, Delores Walker (Oxford, AL), his 5 grandchildren; Christopher Keys, Seth Walker, Brian Walker, Bayleigh Blair and Rylei Blair; 3 Godchildren, Pamela Brown Perkins (Smyrna, TN) Julian Johnson (Olivehurst, CA) and Wadrick McCluskey (Mableton, GA) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends including lifelong friends George Johnson (Rome, GA) and Charles Brown (Antioch, TN). In keeping with his wishes, John Anthony Walker requested to be cremated and asked no formal service; however, the family will have a private memorial at a later date.
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