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Bobby Ray Walker

September 1, 1937 ~ May 13, 2022 (age 84) 84 Years Old


Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Bobby Ray Walker, age 84, of Swainsboro, GA, on Friday, May 13, 2022, at Emanuel Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, May 15, 2022, at 3:00 PM in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Brad McKenzie officiating.

Interment will follow in the Eastbrook Cemetery & Mausoleum in Swainsboro.

The family will receive friends Sunday, May 15, 2022, one hour prior to the service at Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors from 2:00 - 3:00 PM.

Pallbearers are Joey Newsome, Lincoln Kettles, Cage McLendon, Eric Warren, Eric Webber and Ashley Roberson.

Mr. Walker was born September 1, 1937, in Swainsboro, GA. to the late Manning and Mary Peebles Walker. Bobby retired from the U.S. Post Office after 30 years of service in Swainsboro. He loved working in his yards, trips to the mountains and family gatherings with his children and grandchildren. He adored going to church, and reading his bible was his most favorite pastime. Bobby was the best storyteller. He seemed to remember everything and could make you laugh with his wonderful sense of humor. He was a member of the Jesus Saves Church of Swainsboro, GA. In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by his loving wife of 34 years, Jerri Canady Walker; two daughters, Karen Walker and Cynthia Ford; a sister, Patricia Kemp; a brother, Donnie Walker and his beloved fur baby, Mollie.

Survivors include:

Daughters: Melanie Powell of Reidsville, GA, Teresa Newsome (Ronnie) of Blundale and Tammy Donaldson (Lew) of Twin City.

Son: Mike Walker (Kelly) of Martinez, GA.

Sister: Sue Moss of Macon, GA.

Brother: Jimmie Walker of N. Augusta, GA.

Grandchildren: Carla Wilson Foots, Crystal Wilson, Magen McLendon (Cage), Kristen Powell, Joey Newsome (Heather), Mandy Kettles (Lincoln), Erica Smith, Eric Warren (Valerie), Zach Walker, Shane Walker and Kristen Walker.

14 Great-Grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family.

Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the Jesus Saves Church Building Fund, c/o Brad McKenzie, P.O. Box 885, Swainsboro, GA 30401.

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Bobby Walker of Swainsboro, GA.

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May 15, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Durden - Hudson Funeral Directors
206 East Pine Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401

Funeral Service
May 15, 2022

3:00 PM
Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel
206 E Pine St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Interment following funeral service
May 15, 2022

Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum

Swainsboro, GA


Jesus Saves Church Building Fund,
c/o Brad McKenzie, P.O. Box 885, Swainsboro GA 30401


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