Charles Walker

Charles Lionel Walker, 101, of Elizabethtown, went to be with his Heavenly Father, July 23, 2019. He was born July 8, 1918, in Union, SC. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Dymple Wilhite Walker; his parents, Charles S. and Zelda G. Walker; his step-mother, Jesse Walker; sisters, Dorothy Hamilton, Louise Foster, and Ruth Layton; brothers, Bruce Price, Calvin Walker, and Bud Walker. Left to cherish his wonderful memory is his daughter, Madge Louise Walker; a son, Kenneth Charles (Kendra) Walker; a grandson, Kendrick (Becca) Walker; a granddaughter, Kenneisha Walker; a great-grandson, Grayson Dallas Walker; his sisters Edie Blaylock and Marion McGaha; and several nieces and nephews. He was a long time member of the Elizabethtown Church of Christ where he was an usher for many years. Charles served in the Army for 21 years, obtaining the rank of Master Sargent. He earned the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his bravery during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy Beach where he was first wave artillery. After retiring from the Army, he graduated from Barber College and cut hair at the Ft. Knox Reception Center for over 30 years. In his retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his family, nature, fishing, and cooking. He was a great cook! He was a funny, happy person, he truly loved his life. Charles loved animals and was concerned for their well being. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Animal Refuge Center in his name. P.O. Box 400, Vine Grove, KY 40175. A celebration of life is at 1 p.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Visiation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and continues after 12 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at


Friday, July 26, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Saturday, July 27, 2019 starting at 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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