Funeral services for Michael Lynn Walker, 49, of Sweetwater, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories. A 3:30 p.m. graveside service will be held at McKenzieville Cemetery near Silver, Texas. Rev. Wayne Kirk will officiate. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Walker died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at his home in Sweetwater.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home.
Walker was born Sept. 20, 1963, in Sweetwater. He married Shirley Webster on Sept. 20, 2003 in Grand Prairie. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. Michael had worked for Schwerman Trucking, Pronto Delivery in Arlington, and farmed in his younger life. He moved from Silver to Sweetwater in 2011.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Walker of Sweetwater; mother, Vonzell Walker of Longworth; brothers, Keith Walker and wife Wanda of Longworth, and Jamie Walker and wife Jeanie of Mathis, Texas; nieces, Jessica Dahl and husband Robert and child Kayden, Kelsey Walker; nephews, Jarred Walker, Justin Walker, and Matt Walker; aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Tommy E. Walker, on May 30, 2005.
Pallbearers will be Dale Keiner, Greg Harvey, Lance Shaw, Bobby Baucum, Danny Fullwood and Gordon Nemir.