Randall C. “Randy” Walker

Randall C. “Randy” Walker went home to be with his Savior, Sunday, February 9, 2014 at his residence in Choate, Texas, surrounded by his family at the age of 75 years, 11 months and 2 days.

Randy was born March 7, 1938 in Kenedy, Texas the son of Wilson H. Walker and Blanche Baker Walker. He married Mary Beth Copeland on November 22, 1956 in Choate, Texas; from this union came 4 children. Randy was a Deacon at Choate Baptist Church, where he proudly served. Randy retired from DuPont in 1998 after 31 years. Mr. Walker also served on the Pettus ISD School Board for 20 years. He had a servant’s heart and devoted his life to helping others. He was a kind man that never met a stranger and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Randy is survived by his beloved wife of over 57 years, Mary Beth Walker; his daughters, Staci Johnson and husband Patrick of San Antonio and Jana Maddox and husband Jason of Tuleta; his sons, Scott Walker and wife Marietta of Choate and Jeffery Walker and wife Mary of Choate, and his 11 grandchildren. Mr. Walker is preceded in death by his parents, Wilson and Blanche Walker, and his grandson, Jeffery Paul Walker II.

Visitation will be held, Wednesday, February 12, 2014, from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral services will begin, 2:00 P.M., Thursday, February 13, 2014 in the Eckols Chapel with Rev. Vernon Andrews and Bro. Curt Moyer officiating. Interment will follow in the Choate Cemetery, Choate, Texas with his grandsons, Randall Scott Walker II, Michael Moravits, Justin Moravits, Kevin Johnson, Derek Walker, Noah Maddox and Danny Broll, serving as pallbearers. Serving as an honorary pallbearer will be Casey Walker.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to the Choate Baptist Church Cemetery Maintenance Fund; 1441 CR 129, Kenedy, Texas 78119.