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Howard C. Walker

July 29, 1927 — August 31, 2021

Howard Clayton Walker, 94 of Sunnyvale Texas passed away August 31, 2021 in Mesquite Texas. "Clayton" was born July 29, 1927 to Howard C and Veneta Walker in Bremond Texas. He is survived by his wife of 27 years Carole, Son, Wayne Walker (Brenda), Step daughter Patti Lioon and step daughter, LeighAnne Mayfield (John). Grandchildren Kevin Walker (Christy), Chris Walker (Shannon), Natalie Lioon, Braeden and Addison Mayfield. Numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his two sisters, Thelma Harris and Jane Pierce. Clayton grew up in Bremond, Texas and was of the Methodist faith. He served in the United States Navy in 1945 and 1946. After the service, he returned to Bremond to work in the families furniture store. Later he moved to Dallas Texas where he opened a flooring and counter top business. He worked for numerous builders in the metroplex for many years. He was known to be somewhat of a perfectionist in his work. He was truly talented, and took great pride in all he did. Clayton enjoyed everything outdoors, boating, water skiing, hunting, fishing and working in his yard. Later in life he enjoyed projects in his shop at his home. Building furniture, birdhouses, walking canes to a sign that is still in a tree at their home. The sign says C+C heart shaped (Clayton + Carole) engraved. He was a man of great character and loved his family and will missed by all that knew him. There will be a great void in so many lives. A longtime friend, Pastor Bubba Fowler will speak at the service. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to the American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345 or the charity of your choice. y
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