Tom Walker

Tom James Walker

Sunday, October 28th, 1945 - Saturday, December 26th, 2020
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Tom James Walker, age 75, of Alto, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020.

Born on October 28, 1945, in Rabun County, he was the son of the late Porter and Dora Dell Emory Walker and Stepfather Carl Robinson. Mr. Walker served his country in the United States Army and was a truck driver. He was a member of the Habersham County American Legion Post #84. He loved Bluegrass, fishing, boating, and going to Everett’s Music Barn.

Survivors include his wife, Edith Walker; sons and daughters-in-laws, Tommy E. and Kelly Walker of Clarkesville and Brian and Stephanie Walker of Demorest; one daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Jonathan Goss; five grandchildren: Justin Walker, Cody Goss, Dallie Walker, Shelby Walker, and Elisabeth Walker; his brothers and sisters: Carlton Walker of Clayton, William Walker of South Carolina, Bobby Walker of Clayton, Judy Berrong of Clayton, and Iva Lee Hayes

Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 am on Monday, December 28, 2020, at Wade Family Cemetery with Rev. Terry Rice officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Sunday, December 27, 2020, at the funeral home.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 27th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday, December 27th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, December 28th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Monday, December 28th, 2020 11:00am
    Wade Family Cemetery
    ALTO, GA 30510
  • Interment

    Wade Family Cemetery
    ALTO, GA 30510
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Beverly Farkus

Posted at 01:03pm
Didn't we have great fun on all those cruises! Tom was a good man and he shall be missed by so many of us. Rest in peace, my friend. God bless you, Edith, and your family.
Beverly Farkus

Tim & Debbie Couch

Posted at 09:13pm
A good man has left this earth but will forever be in our hearts. Great memories will live on especially that big grin and laugh he always had for everyone. We know you will be looking down and watching over Edith and the family. With all our love, we are going to miss you Tom.

Mr & Mrs John Rainey

Posted at 03:39pm
We are so sorry to hear about Tom y’all are in our prayers .Tom was special to us.. thankful to God for sharing him with so many.
may God give you peace and understanding.

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