John Walker


John Robert Walker, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away on Thursday morning, June 6, 2019.

Mr. Walker was born in Lincoln County in 1931 and lived almost all of his life there.  After graduating from Flintville High School, he served in the United States Navy.  Mr. Walker was well-known in the Hazel Green Community where he operated Walker’s Barber Shop for many years.  He loved spending time in his garden, fishing, and time with his family.


John was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine “Jo” Walker;  grandson, Nick Wygant; brother, Paul Walker; and parents, Jack and Beulah Walker.

Surviving family members include his son, Jack Walker and wife, Marsha;  daughter, Natalie Wygant and husband, Dan; grandson, John Wygant;   brother, Jim (Jan) Walker of Hohenwald; brother-in-law, Charles R. Kennedy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family received friends on Saturday, June 15 at Hazel Green Funeral Home in Hazel Green, Alabama.  A Celebration of Life Service followed at the funeral home with Bro. Eddie Graves officiating. 

Hazel Green Funeral Home  assisted the family with arrangements.

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