Billy Walker 76, departed this life on a Friday, July 5, 2019 in Richmond, CA. He was born on March 26, 1943 in York County, SC to the late James Clyde and Lessie Clawson Walker. Billy enjoyed helping others and checking on his classmates, as well as being silly. He was known to be in the presence of trees and found a liking in cutting them.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents – James Clyde and Lessie Clawson Walker, Five Sisters – Beatrice Smith, Ollie Mae Walker, Dorothy Walker, Virginia Dillard and Edna Lockard; Two Brothers – Calvin Walker and Clyde Frank Walker.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories to his Wife Josie Burris Walker, Three Daughters – Angela Burris, Lisa McDowell and Wanda Walker; One Son – Melvin Burris all of Gastonia, NC. Three Sisters – Lillian Abernathy, Norman Walker and Emma Addison all of Gastonia, NC. Also, he leaves 14 Grandchildren, 28 Great-grandchildren, 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren, and a Host of other relatives and friends.