David T. Walker


Mr. David T. Walker, of Parksley, departed this life peacefully Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at Shore Health and Rehab Center in Parksley, with his niece, Lauketta Reid, by his side.

Born in Burgaw, N.C., David was the beloved son of the late James and Odessa Walker. He was affectionately known as “Goatball” by his family and friends. At an early age, he joined the workforce as a wood cutter alongside his brother-in-law, K.C. Kellam. He later worked on the farm with William Beckett, his dear friend.

Private funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at the Chapel of Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, with Prophetess Natasha Bibbins officiating. Interment will be in the Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Painter.

Left to cherish his precious memories are his two daughters, Karen Teagle and Janet Harmon; one son, James D. Smith; 11 grandchildren; five sisters, Annie Lowther, Hazel Kellam, Hattie Reid, Linder Mason, and Doretha James; two brothers, Henry Walker and Ernest Walker; his devoted nurses; two special friends; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.
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