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Odis Baxter Walker

June 29, 1922 ~ May 7, 2019 (age 96)
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Odis Baxter Walker



Odis Baxter Walker, 96, of Archdale, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Hospice Home at High Point.

Born June 29, 1922, in Randolph, County, he was a son of the late Robert Walker and the late Eula Rush Walker. Mr. Walker was a US Army veteran serving in WW II and served under General George S. Patton. He was a retired truck driver with Johnson Motor Lines and a member of Deep River Church of Christ.

Mr. Walker is survived by his children, James Leroy Walker and wife Cathy of Trinity, Judi Farlow and husband Joel of Trinity, Keith Morris and wife Judy of Tennessee, Brenda Luther of High Point, and Glenda Voigt and husband Robert of Wake Forest; brother, Jackie Walker and wife Priscilla of Trinity; sister, Ruth Wall and husband Melton of Randleman; six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Morris Walker; daughter, Diane Amos; and nine brothers.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Deep River Church of Christ with Evangelist David Galloway and Evangelist John Foster officiating. Burial will follow in Guilford Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 1:45 PM prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Deep River Church of Christ, 2067 Deep River Rd., High Point, NC 27265 of Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262.

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Wright Funerals-Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Deep River Church of Christ
2067 Deep River Rd., High Point NC 27265

Hospice of the Piedmont
1801 Westchester Drive, High Point NC 27262

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