Edward Stewart Walker, 94, of the Fairview Community, passed away Friday evening, June 9, 2017, at the Veranda of Carnesville.
Born March 21, 1923, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, he was the son of the late James Blaine and Della Boyd Walker. He was the husband of the late Guydana Adams Walker, father of the late Vernon Cudd, grandfather of the late Christy Mahan, and brother of the late O.B Walker and Russell Walker. He was a retired lineman with AT&T. During WWII he served in the U S Navy in the Pacific. A radio operator, he served aboard the USS Medusa, and the USS Pickens. Aboard the USS South Dakota, he was in the battle of Guadalcanal. He was a member of the Lavonia Masonic Lodge 241 F&AM. He and his wife Guyana were a member of the Lavonia Chapter 377 and Toccoa Chapter 294 of the Order of the Eastern Star. He was a member of the Carnesville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his grandchildren, Keith (Jennifer) Cudd, Cornelia, GA, and Kelly (Jimmy) Thompson, Elkin NC; Grandchildren, Nicole and Cameron, and great-grandchildren, Nathan, Paisley, and Kinsley; daughter -in-law Betty Cudd, Elkin NC.
Graveside services with Navel Honor Guard and Masonic rites were Monday morning at 11am at the Franklin Memorial Gardens with his grandson, Keith Cudd officiating.