HAUGHTON – Lawrence Henry Walker was born April 2nd, 1929 to Oliver William Walker, Sr. and Capitola Stewart Walker in Ogemaw, Arkansas.
He went to be with the Lord on October 8th, 2013. Lawrence Henry graduated from Haughton High School and attended Louisiana Tech University. He served his country in the Army Air Corps and retired from Texas Gas Transmission Corp. He was a Mason and a member of the American Legion. He was a deacon at First Baptist Church of Haughton for many years and also served as a deacon at several other churches throughout his life.
He married the love of his life, Joyce Quinn Walker. They were married 55 years. She preceded him in death as did his parents and his brother, Oliver William Walker Jr. and three sisters Ada Walker Stinnett, Billie Francis Walker Landers and Gloria Walker Warren.
He is survived by his only child Lauri Walker Bordelon and husband James A. Bordelon Jr. of Forney Texas and his beloved grandsons Jake Chandler Bordelon, who is currently serving his country in the U.S Air Force in Spangdalem Germany and Thomas Lawrence Bordelon, and one sister Nancy Walker Maden of Wichita, Kansas and numerous nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank dear friends Mabel Kilpatrick, Cindy Tramel and Valarie Seabolt-Knabe for their help over the last few years. Thanks also to the staff at Ridgecrest Nursing home for their care over the last year.
Pallbearers will be James A. Bordelon, Sr., Hershel Barnes, Joe Cochran, Ellis Landers, James Landers, Bill Walker, Jeff Walker and Floyd Downs, Jr. Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons of First Baptist Church Haughton, Dr. Ted Hughes, Al Parker, Wayne Wible and Kenneth Glenn.
Visitation will be at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home in Haughton on Friday, October 11th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 12 at the Chapel of First Baptist Haughton at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Gevan Spinney officiating. Interment will follow at Fillmore Cemetery.
You may share words of comfort with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com