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January 25, 2013

Mr. Carl Michael Walker

Nacogdoches, TX —    Mr. Carl Michael Walker, 81, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in Nacogdoches, Texas. He was born in Port Arthur, Texas on October 9, 1931 to parents Carl Bell Walker and Jala Guin Walker.

   Mr. Walker is preceded in death by his parents. Carl is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Eunice W. Walker; sons, Douglas Walker and wife Katrinka, Michael Walker and wife Ly; daughter, Sharon W. Eddings and husband Danny; and six grandchildren, Lauren, Andrew, Michelle, Jordan, Amanda, and Matthew.

   Carl played football for Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur and graduated TJH in 1950. He attended Stephen F. Austin State University and received his Bachelor’s of Science from University of Houston and earned his Master’s of Education at Sam Houston in Huntsville. He taught elementary school in the public schools of Houston and became principal of Derry Elementary School in Port Isabel, Texas. He also served the United States Air Force for 4 years during the Korean War. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. Carl was a loving husband, daddy, papa and excellent teacher and will be greatly missed by those whose life he touched.

    A Celebration of Life will take place at Harmony Baptist Church on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 11:00 am with Bro. Tim Brewer officiating. Interment will follow at Harmony Baptist Cemetery. Military Rites by the Unites States Air Force will be rendered.

   In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be offered to Harmony Baptist Church, 268 CR 726, Nacogdoches, Texas 75965.

   Online condolences may be offered at www.casonmonk-metcalf.com Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors at 5400 North Street Nacogdoches, Texas 75965.

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