obit2HENDERSON, KY - Ernest Walker, 76, Henderson, a beloved husband and father, went home to be with the Lord at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at Lucy Smith King Care Center.

Mr. Walker attended First Assembly of God Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He loved hunting, fishing, playing guitar and singing. His hobby was a 1964 ½ Mustang Convertible.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Walker Sr. and Hattie Edna Walker; and a brother, James H. Walker.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Betty Walker; five daughters, Pamela Hightower, Sue Meuth and her husband, Richie, Ylonda Nall and her husband, Rob, Rebecca Griffin and Tonia Walker Tow and her husband, Frank Jr.; one sister, Dorothy Ledbetter; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Tapp Funeral Home. The Rev. Kevin Stone will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, with full military rites performed by the American Legion Worsham Post No. 40.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony's Hospice.

Pallbearers will be Richie Meuth, Rob Nall, Frank Tow Jr., Ryan Walker, Derick Fulkerson, Brock Hays and Barrett Griffin.

Arrangements entrusted to Tapp Funeral Home, online condolences may be made at www.tappfh.com.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10575

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5885

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4937

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4876

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4098

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 14796

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10575

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 27, 2015 4098

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1622

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1191

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 27, 2015 985

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 967

Driver Injured after Swerving to Avoid Striking…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 562

Remember Alison Parker, Adam Ward Not the Killer

by SurfKY News
August 28, 2015 561

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 557

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Child…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 491

Rep. Steve Riggs Challenges State, Local…

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 463

Jobless Rates down in 115 Kentucky Counties in…

by SurfKY News