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Warren Dempsey Walker Sr.

November 17, 1941 - October 30, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Service Date November 6, 2020

Memorial Funeral Service will be held Friday November 6, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. at RIO East at Rockford 3750 Old Knoxville Highway Rockford, TN 37853, with Pastor Dempsey Walker officiating.

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Warren Dempsey (Catfish) Walker Sr., born November 17, 1941 to Arthur and Virgie (Granny) Walker, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the home of his Son October 30, 2020. He was a employed with USI Motor Imports in Knoxville for 30 + years. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. There was a great change in his life when he received Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. He thoroughly enjoyed helping the needy and less fortunate. He was a very avid Fisherman, and he was a fishing guide. He was a noted gun smith. He was in the National Dirt Track Hall of Fame, in 1961 the car he drove to high school was 6 miles an hour behind “Big Daddy” Don Garlits car. He loved all animals, especially dogs. He was an avid arrowhead hunter and historian. He is survived by his Son and Daughter in Law: Dempsey and Jamie Walker, Granddaughter: Baylee Walker Daughter and Son in Law: Wendy Walker (Jimmy) Gillespie, Grandchildren: Kincaid, and Keaton Gillespie. The Walker family would like to thank Blount Memorial Hospice for their kindness and service, and everyone’s prayers. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Church.