Services for Dale Aaron Walker, 60, of Ada will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. James Church of God in Christ. The Rev. Clive Cochran will officiate, and burial will follow at Athens Cemetery.
Mr. Walker passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017, at an Ada nursing home.
He was born Dec. 23, 1956, in Fullerton, California, to Zembra and Mildred Allen Walker. Dale graduated from Santa Ana Valley High School in California and then later joined the Job Corps. On April 9, 1980, he married Juanita Walker of Ada.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita, of the home; his children, David Blue and wife, Missy, Christopher Blue, Sherra Blue and Emenike Whitfield; his mother, Mildred Walker of California; his siblings, Floyd Walker and wife, Jean, Sandra Walker Buckner, Clifford Walker and wife, Brenda, William Charles "Boo" Walker, Ronald Walker, Phillip Walker and wife, June, Phyllis Harris, Robyn Walker, and Janice Parks and husband, Chris; his grandchildren, Kiana Ingram, Kiera Blue, Christian Whitfield, Jordan Blue and Kira Blue; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his twin, Gale Walker; his siblings, Herbert Joe McWright, Shirley McWright, Rita Champion and James "Jimmy" Walker; and his father, Zembra Walker.
Bearers are A.L. McDowell, James Dean Brown, Shawn Wills, Leon Alfred Jr., William Franklin Jr. and Duane Colbert. Flower bearers are Kendra Harrison, Shirley McKinney and Vernita McDowell.
Published on April 25, 2017