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Carl Wayne Walker
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Obituary for Carl Wayne Walker

ROUGEMONT: Carl Wayne Walker, 78, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. He was born on August 21, 1938 in Durham County and was the son of the late Obie Walker and Nannie Chappell Walker.

Mr. Walker resided for part of his young life in Lemon Springs, NC, graduating from Greenwood School in 1956. He completed Croft’s Business School and later retired from General Telephone Company of the S.E. in 1988 after 30 years of service. Mr. Walker was a member of Red Mountain Baptist Church in Rougemont, NC. He served his Lord in many ways until his passing including Deacon, Sunday School Secretary, Sunday School Assistant, Church Choir, Baptist Men, and other positions. He was an avid bowler, golfer, and NCSU sports fan.

Surviving are his loving wife of 55 years, Barbara Dowdy Walker; son, Reid W. Walker; daughter, Carla Walker Cates (Kevin); granddaughters, Hannah Cates, Chara Cates; and extended family.

A funeral service will be held 3PM Sunday, July 16 at Red Mountain Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Red Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9PM Saturday, July 15 at Clements Funeral Home in Durham.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Red Mountain Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 103, Rougemont, NC 27572.

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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service




3:00 PM
Red Mountain Baptist Church

1322 Red Mountain Rd.
Rougemont, Nc 27572

Cemetery Details


Red Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery

1322 Red Mountain Rd.
Rougemont, Nc 27572

Memorial Contribution

Red Mountain Baptist Church

1322 Red Mountain Rd.
Rougemont, Nc 27572

Red Mountain Baptist Church

1322 Red Mountain Rd.
Rougemont, Nc 27572
P.O. Box 103

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