On May 5, 1944 he married Jessie Mae (Disbro) who passed away on April 7, 1991.
Born October 29, 1923 in Jennings County, he was the son of Roy Walker and Grace (Eackert) Walker.
He retired from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers as a welder for 35 years.
Sonny was an United States Navy Veteran of WW II. A life time member of the VFW Post #1083 in Crothersville. He enjoyed metal detecting, and served as the Cana Cemetery caretaker for over 22 years.
Survivors include, 1 daughter, Brenda Kay (Mike) Brown, 3 sons, Ralph Charles Walker, Larry G. Walker, and Jerry D. Walker, all of Crothersville, 12 grandchildren, Dana (Fred) Bussey, David C. (Cindy) Doty, Michael J. (Tresa) Doty, Kelly (Chad) Hardy, Scott Muncy, Brandon (Denise) Walker, Chrystal (Brian) Street, Shelley (August) Nash, Brent (Katie) Walker, Sasha (Jason) Austin, Lilah C. Walker, and Colby D. Walker. 17 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
Mark Wooten will conduct funeral services at conducted at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Cana Cemetery.
Friends may visit on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and after 9:00 AM on Saturday both at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Patricia D. Hughes on May 14, 2009, 2 great granchildren, Branson Michael Hetch Muncy on, January 5, 2007, Zachary Lee Hines on May3, 1997. 1 brother, Everett “Pete” Dale Walker, and a sister, Mildred Robinson.
Memorial contributions may be given to The VFW Post #1083 or the Cana Cemetery.