Born: Tuesday Oct 11, 1932

Died: Thursday Oct 3, 2019


John Earnest Walker

October 11, 1932 - October 3, 2019

John "Earnest" Walker, 86, of 116 Dillard Court in Eden, passed away Thursday evening, October 3, 2019, at Moses Cone Health Care in Greensboro.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 4 PM on Sunday, October 6, at Danview Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Fair Funeral Home from 3 - 3:45 PM on Sunday, before proceeding to the cemetery.

Mr. Walker was born October 11, 1932 in Draper, NC, to the late John Thomas Walker and Mae Massey Walker.  He was a retiree of Fieldcrest Mills.  Earnest was a loving husband to his wife of 68 years, Delores Walker. He was the best daddy ever and enjoyed fishing, computers, tinkering with things, woodworking, and being an all-around handyman.  

He is survived by two daughters, Susan Musgrave and husband, Terry, of Lexington; Sarah Hosmer of South Boston, VA and ;  four grandchildren, Alice Shumate, Johnathan Cassell, David Musgrave and wife, Rebekah and Deborah Hunt and husband, Todd;  11 great-grandchildren;  one great-great-grandchild;  brother, Gary Lawrence Walker of Eden;  and sister, Linda Axsom and husband, J. B. of Eden.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Wayne Dillard Walker, Ralph O. Walker and Robert Marshall Walker.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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Delores,Susan and Sarah, I am so sorry for your loss. I am in shock because i just saw Delores and Ernest in Walmart Thursday. My heart goes out to all of your family. May God send you comfort and the strength to get through the hard times ahead. If you need anything please let me know. I love you all, Diane Rutledge Haynes.
Diane Rutledge Haynes

So sorry for your loss my heart goes out to walker family . God just got another angel from Draper
Fred East

Sarah we are so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. We will keep you and the family in our prayers.
Kathy Bowman

Susan Walker Musgrave, I am so very sad to hear of your Dad’s passing into eternity. David and I send our love and deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Mardele Jackson

Susan, Terry and Family: We are sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Walker. May you be held and surrounded by the love and peace of God. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Mike and Lynn
Lynn Taylor

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