9/24/41 – 11/02/21

Services for John Wayne Walker, 80, were held at 10:00 a.m. on November 5, 2021. A visitation was held from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Officiating the service was Brother Thumper Miller.

John was born to Jeptha Faye Walker and Jimmie Pattison Walker on September 24, 1941 in Mansfield, Louisiana and entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 in Mansfield, Louisiana.

John was a resident of Mansfield and worked as a Pump Operator for many years. A good, Christian, Southern man, John enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, hunting and watching the deer on his camera. He touched many lives over the years and will be missed dearly.

John is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Scott Faye Walker, and his sister, Patsy Walker Harper. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 38 years, Betty Hawkins Walker; sister, Jan Walker Martin and husband, David; niece, Christy Shoalmire and husband, Jeffrey; and his nephews, Scott Atkins and wife, Amie, and Jeffery Harper and wife, Sarah.

Honoring John as pallbearers were Sheriff Jayson Richardson, Andrew “Tuck” Freyer, Scott Atkins, Mark Pierce, Tommy Hall and DeSoto Chief Deputy Raymond Sharrow.

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