Published Monday, February 25, 2013

Mr. Andrew Joseph Walker Jr.

Mr. Andrew Joseph Walker Jr., "Junior," age 78 of Newnan, Georgia, passed away Feb. 24, 2013. He was born Dec. 23, 1934, in Carrollton, Georgia to the late Mr. Andrew Joseph Walker Sr. and Mrs. Hazel Ruth West Walker.

He served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1961 and later worked as a carpenter. His CB handle was Pheasant Man and he was known very well for his love of birds. He attended First Assembly of God.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Walker. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Kevin Ingram of Newnan; son, Joseph Michael Walker of Carrollton; brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Sandra Walker of Carrollton; brother and sister-in-law, Billy Joe and Laura Walker of Carrollton; brother, Edward Walker of Florida; six grandchildren, Misty Head, Joshua Head, Jeremy Head, Cheyenne Ingram, Stacie Williams, Diane Walker and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Homer Wilburn officiating. Pallbearers will be Mike Walker, Josh Head, Jeremy Head, Rick McGuire, Dustin Williams, and Matt Coker. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com .

Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.

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