Erby Walker

August 11, 1934 ~ July 17, 2019 (age 84)




Erby Gene Walker age 84 was granted release from the sorrows and pains of this world to be with the Father, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from injuries received in an A T V accident by mercy of our Lord God.

Erby was born August 11, 1934 in White County to David (Dave) Lester Walker and Lala Weaver Walker.  He served his country in the United States Army, also worked and retired from Thomas Industries. Erby enjoyed working on the farm and being with his family, friends and especially his grandson Ethan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 51 years Sue Walker; son David Gene Walker; and sister Retha Walker Williams.

Survived by his loving daughters, Connie Walker of Sparta, Kitty Walker Fehrman and husband B.J. of Sparta; grandson, Ethan Hall and fiancé Samantha Giaculli of Evansville, Indiana; nephew Blake Williams and wife Kimberley of Sparta. Katie Burton a special niece that helped him in many ways. Two dogs Shadow and (his great grand pup) Colt, cows, the bull, and several calves.


   Family will receive friends Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Thurman Funeral Home from 4:00 P.M till 8:00 P.M.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 22, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at Thurman Funeral Home, with Bro. Henry Lynn. Burial will follow in Copeland Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Ethan Hall, Mike Hall, J.T. Flowers, Jim Celi, Earl Holloway, Steve Dodson, Blake Williams and Darrell Burton.

 Thurman Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements. Please sign our guest book at


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July 21, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thurman Funeral Home LLC
44 North Main Street
Sparta, TN 38583

Funeral Service
July 22, 2019

11:00 AM
Thurman Funeral Home LLC
44 North Main Street
Sparta, TN 38583

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