SUMMER SHADE – Albert Junior Walker, age 73, Summer Shade, died September 26, 2018, at Hospice House of Southern KY. Born February 20, 1945, in Celina, TN, he was a son of the late Nettie Short Walker. He was raised by his aunt and uncle the late Jack and Vad Spears.
He was the husband of Shirley Page Walker, 54 years, who survives. They were married July 25, 1964. He was a farmer, avid hunter, and fisherman. He was a member of Refuge Church of Christ.
Survivors other than his wife include, two daughters: Teresa Furlong, Summer Shade and Christie (James) Thompson, Summer Shade; two brothers: James Walker and Joe Walker both of IN; three grandchildren: Miranda Furlong, Allyson and Michael Trent Thompson; special friend, Brandi Clark; and special cousin, Mary Frazier.
He was preceded in death besides his parents, by three sisters: Estellene Deckard, Christine Spears, and Shirley Hessman; two brothers: Bertie Walker and Paul Walker; and his son in law Barry Furlong.
Funeral services will be Friday, September 28, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Wyatt officiating; Burial will follow in the Summer Shade Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, September 27, 2018, 3:00-8:00 p.m. and on Friday, after 7:00 a.m. until time of services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice House of Southern KY.