Ralph Cecil Walker, age 93, of Marshall, NC, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center in Asheville, NC. He was born on January 17, 1928 in Madison County, NC to the late David Walker and Ollie Buckner Walker. Ralph was a retired self-employed carpenter. He was a very hard working and self-made man and a loving husband. He loved to go to flea markets to sell and trade and he loved his cats and dogs.
Along with his parents, Ralph was also preceded in death by three sisters, Velma Reems and Edna and Faye Scott; and a son, David Walker. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 61 years, Evelyn Treadway Walker; three sons; one daughter; a brother, Carl Walker (Blanch) of Marshall, NC; and a host of grandchildren and other relatives.
A graveside service will be held at 1pm, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Marshall, NC with Pastor Randy Burrell officiating. Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Walker Family and assisting them with arrangements.
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