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Joey Ray Walker

FORT WORTH-Joey Ray Walker passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the age of 60.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 FM 241 S, Rusk, Texas 75785, Brother Tommy Mabry officiating.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Joey’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105
Joey was born Friday, May 8, 1959 in Fort Worth, Texas to Kenneth and Laverne Walker. He attended Western Hills High School. Joey was a very hard working man. He worked as an irrigation foreman for Burks Irrigation and led an active life.
He loved fishing with his Uncle Don and cousin, Estes, golfing with his Brother, Keith Walker and Boss, Alan Burks, and playing bingo with friends.
Most of all he loved spending time with his grandkids. “Paw Paw” would always attend their sporting events and school functions.
He also loved to sit in his recliner with his grandkids, watching movies and eating popsicles. He also enjoyed taking his dog, Lucy for car rides and getting car washes.
Joey was charming, humble, and had a quick sense of humor. He was known to be a “jokester” among all of us. Joey was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother, nephew, and friend. He will be deeply missed.
Joey is preceded in death by his grandparents, Odas and Etta Ann Walker; grandfather, Jack Baker; and grandmother, Maysel Elliott.
Survivors: Daughter, Courtney Walker and husband, Adan Nunez; daughter, Cecily Walker; granddaughters, Sierra Nicole Suggs and Olivia Nunez; grandson, Joseph Michael Dehart; parents, Kenneth and Laverne Walker; brother, Keith Walker and wife, Barbee; brother, Jeff Walker and wife, Denise; best friend, Kimberly Walker; best dog, Lucy Walker; and many friends.

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Condolence Messages

  1. I’m so sorry to hear about Joey. My prayers are with your family. Joey and I go way way back. I will truly miss him.

  2. I lived across the street from Joey,he was my first friend, I was 6,Joey was 7 or 8, we were best of friends,my heart is deeply saddened, as I was hoping to run into him sometime, somewhere, My deepest, heartfelt condolences& symphathy go out to his whole family. I live out of state, but will try to come see you one last time. I Love You Joey.

  3. Robin Nelson - RL Financial & Assoc

    I’m so very sorry to hear about Joey’s passing. He was a good hard working man. Sending my prayers and condolences to all of Joey’s family and friends. May he rest in peace with The Lord.

  4. Its such a sad feeling to lose a family member,my heart go out to all of his family and friends.. I will miss him. He is one of the good guys! Love you Joey❤

  5. Ken, Lavern and family, Glen and I send our prayers and sympathy to all of you!

  6. I will miss Joey. Cancer sucks. Hopefully there are golf courses in heaven to keep him busy . He will be missed by family and friends.

  7. Michelle Miller

    I met Joey in 1982. He asked my sister to dance and I left the bar early, and he was soon my brother in law!! Joey has always been able to roll swagger and charm and sincerity all into one big personality. He was the original Joey Tribbiani. You will be missed my brother and friend

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