Billy George Walker
February 18, 1939 - June 1, 2018
Billy Walker, age 79, of Cove, Arkansas, died Friday, June 1, 2018 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Saturday, February 18, 1939 to George Franklin and Hazel Mildred Vantrease Walker in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Billy loved his country and served in the United States Army for 30 years as well as the United States Marine Corps for 4 years. He enjoyed working on cars and shooting his guns. Billy was a great thinker and was a very patient man. His wife was the most important guiding light in his life. Billy was a member of the NRA and was very proud of his time spent with the military serving the country. Billy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a great friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Billy is survived by his wife, Marilyn Walker of Cove; two sons and daughter in law, Greg and Debra Walker of St. Joseph, Missouri and Jay Walker of Cove; three grandchildren, Alexis Walker, Trenten Walker, and Luke Walker all of St. Joseph, Missouri; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the Nobel Center in Cove with Brother Steve Squires officiating. Interment will follow at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove. General visitation will be during business hours at Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.