Charles Bennett Walker, age 83, of Arkadelphia, left this world on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 and entered the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
He was born and raised in Arkadelphia by his parents, the late Henry Grady and Eula Bennett Walker.
Charles was a loving father and grandfather. He loved the Lord, his family, and living. He served his country in the United States Navy and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). He also worked a number of years in the pest control industry before retiring. Charles was a member of the First Assembly of God in Arkadelphia.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Grady Walker; sister, Rebecca Poindexter; wife, Margaret Walker; wife, Inez Walker; one son, Mitchell Walker; and one daughter, Paulette Walker.
Charles is survived by his son, Jon Walker (Liz) of Little Rock; his grandson and granddaughter, Joshua and Zoe Walker of Little Rock; one sister, Peggy Wilson (Jackie) of Benton; three nieces, Sandy Manning (Donny) and Sheila Williams (Larry) of Arkadelphia, and Kimberly Leech (Kelly) of Benton; one nephew, Chad Wilson (Ashley) of Benton; stepson, Richard Tutt (Stella) of Hot Springs; and stepdaughter, Cindy Scaife (George) of Benton.
His life will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Temon Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in the Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, February 20th from 1-2 p.m.