Pastor Edward Walker Jr.

November 13, 1942 ~ October 13, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Pastor Edward Walker Jr. Obituary

Elder Edward Walker Jr. was born November 13, 1942 in Linden, Texas to the parentage of Edward Walker Sr. and Oreda (Warren) Wallace.

He graduated from St. Paul High School in Greenville, TX and married, then moved to Tyler, TX. To this union three children were born.

Edward worked at General Electric and owned a gas station. He started a gospel group, “The Mighty Songs of Joy”. Later, he moved to Longview, TX.

He accepted God’s calling and started preaching God’s word. He pastored at New Zion Baptist Church, then God led him to start Lighthouse of Faith Church. He pastored until his passing.

Edward is survived by his wife, Anita (Clayton) Walker; three sons, Mickey Walker (LaShonda), Edward G. Walker (Myra), and Thomas Walker (Dylena) of Arlington, TX; 14 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, along with a host of other relatives.



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Open Viewing
October 20, 2023

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Craig Funeral Home
2001 S. Green Street
Longview, TX 75602

Funeral Service
October 21, 2023

2:30 PM
New Zion Baptist Church
1105 Foster St.
Longview, TX 75602


Post Oak-Union Cemetery
Hwy 149
Longview, TX 75603


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