August 18, 1953 - January 10, 2021
Alvin Reid Walker ("Al"), age 67, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away Sunday, January 10th, 2021. He was preceded in death by Frank Alvin and Marion Reid Walker (father & mother) and Marcellus and Carolyn Branch (uncle & aunt). He is survived by his loving wife, Gail Walker, devoted children, Tiffany & Brett Yancey (daughter & son-in-law) and Billy & Sara Walker (son & daughter-in-law), and his brother and sister-in-law, Bob & Diane Walker. He will be sorely missed by his grandchildren Brooke (15), Hunter (12), Wyatt (10), Brady (9), Addie (7), Sawyer (6), and Jacob (6 mos.). He will be dearly missed by a host of other relatives: Mark, Eloise, Cody, & Kara Gottberg; Tony, Sheri, Maddie & Jack Phillips; Andrew & Connie Walker; Brandon & Mary Walker; David & Sharon Branch and family; Marcelle & David and family and so many dear friends they are too many to list. Al was born in Atlanta, Georgia, August 18, 1953, in Piedmont Hospital. He graduated from Druid Hills High School class of 1971, and worked various jobs growing up. He met the love of his life, Gail, while bagging groceries at the local Winn Dixie. They were married on July 9, 1976. He started his landscaping company, From Start To Finish Landscaping & Design, in 1984. He and Gail have been members of First Baptist Church Snellville for over 30 years. His truest passion in life was his love for drag racing and his 1974 Pontiac Trans Am. No words can be said for how much he impacted so many lives around him and how much he will be missed going forward. He was the best husband, father, "Papa", & friend anyone could be blessed to have. The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church Snellville. The family will receive friends on Friday from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the church. Interment will be held Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Meadow View Cemetery, 204 Philadelphia Church Road, Blairsville, GA 30512. Due to the weather, you may dress casual and warm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Team Racers for Christ, https://teamrfc.org/donate-2/, in loving memory of Alvin “Al” Walker. You can view the service on Tom M. Wages Funeral Service Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Tom-M-Wages-Funeral-Service-108741755841468/. Due to the current COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending services at the church to please bring and wear a mask Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, a family company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Alvin Reid Walker ("Al"), age 67, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away Sunday, January 10th, 2021. He was preceded in death by Frank Alvin and Marion Reid Walker (father & mother) and Marcellus and Carolyn Branch (uncle & aunt). He is survived... View Obituary & Service Information
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