Robert Lee "Bob" Walker, 85, of Warrenton, Virginia, passed June 24, 2019, at Novant Health UVA Haymarket Medical Center, Haymarket, Virginia. He was born on November 27, 1933, to George and Winifred Walker of Warrenton.
Bob was a former Warrenton Town Council member for 17 years, Trustee at Mt. Zion Baptist Church-Warrenton for more than 40 years, a lifetime member of the Fauquier County NAACP, a bus driver for Fauquier County Public Schools for 32 years, and was a member of the View Tree Masonic Lodge #142. He was an avid bowler and a devoted Redskin fan. He and family operated the Walker's Barber Shop that served Warrenton, Fauquier County and much of the surrounding communities for more than 50 years.
Bob is survived by his wife, Lillian A. Walker of Warrenton, VA; four sons: Robert Walker of Bealeton, VA, Ralph and Bernard Walker both of Landover, MD, Donald Addison of Winchester, VA; three sisters: Frances Goldring of Adelphi, MD, Grace Blackwell of Staunton, VA, Lucy Coleman of Warrenton, VA; one step-daughter, Daris Carter of Warrenton, VA; a step-son, Darin Smith of Warrenton, VA; 17 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, William Addison; and brothers: Rev. Shirley Walker and James Walker, Sr.
The family will receive friends on Monday, July 1, 2019, from 6 to 8 pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 33 S. Third St, Warrenton, Virginia, 20186. A second visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, from 10 am until 12 pm with funeral services starting at 12 pm at Faith Christian Church, 6472 Duhollow Road, Warrenton, Virginia, 20187. Pastor Keith McCullough will deliver the eulogy.
Interment will be in Warrenton Cemetery.