Sam Merritt Walker


Sam Merritt Walker, 85, of 345 John Brewer Road Roxboro, died Saturday, June 8, 2019. Born in Person County, Mr. Walker was the son of the late Howard Jeff and Lucy Vicks Walker and husband of the late Louise Bowes Walker. Mr. Walker retired from farming and was a member of Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Willie Walker and Charlie Walker; and four sisters, Marry Harris, Betty Harris, Helen Rogers and Geneva Lee.

Mr. Walker is survived by his son, Ricky Walker, of Roxboro; two sisters, Evelyn Hatcher and Susie Seamster, both of Roxboro; two grandsons, Alton and Cale Walker; five great-grandchildren, Calin, Ridge, Brianna, Meranda and Taylor Walker.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church by the Rev. Jonathan Shattuck. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Monday at Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church and at other times at 474 John Brewer Road.

Pallbearers will be Jay Neville, Tommy Eggleston, Bobby Oakley, Tim Taylor, Clinton Clayton, Charles Adams, Bobby Walker, Charles Bowes and Chris Dixon.

Memorials may be made to Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church, 1026 Long’s Store Road, Roxboro, NC, 27574.

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