Joseph (a.k.a.Joe & JD) David Walker, Sr. 47, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014. He was born August 15,1966 in Chicago, IL to LeRoy & Beulah M.(nee: Anthony) Walker. He was educated in the Illinois and Wisconsin school systems.
David loved spending time with his family, he became the caregiver of his oldest brother, Leroy Walker Jr. during his battle with lung cancer; which lead to his final day on January 11, 2012. Joseph was a proud man and a man that wore many hats in the family: son, brother (bruh), father, uncle, grandfather (poppa Jo), protector, mediator, counselor, and friend to say the least. He leaves to cherish his memory. Parents: Leroy & Beulah Walker Sr. Sons: Marquise Walker, Joseph D. Walker, Jr., Nathen Sherrod, & Marques Majors, Daughters: Candace Walker, Tannia Marshall, Chanique Powell, Leatte Majors, Ashley Majors, Tasia Majors, & China Sherrod, Brothers: Odies Sr., & Anthony (Maryjane) Walker, Sister: Cynthia (Ulysses) Walker~Hughes, Best Friend: Konrad (Phyllis) Madeja, Eleven Grandchildren, his long-time partner, Laret Swenson, nephews, nieces, and a host of other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Leroy Walker Jr., grandparents, Ray and Aggie Henderson, Odies & Callie Walker. A service of rememberance will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, June 14th, at 11am. Visitation will be in the funeral home from 9am until the time of service. The repast will immediately follow the service at 2045 Mead St. Memorial are being accepted at Wells Fargo Bank to the Joseph David Walker Memorial Fund.