BURLINGTON - Houston Turner “Butch” Walker, age 76, passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 at ARMC. He was a native of Caswell County and the son of the late George Wesley and Murrell Ragle Walker. He was the husband of 58 years to Billie Donk Walker who survives.
Houston retired from Honda Power Equipment. He was employed for many years as a driver with Thomas Produce and a Tobacco farmer during his lifetime. He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Houston grew up attending Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church. He enjoyed camping, Nascar Racing and UNC Basketball. Houston was a loving and devoted husband, father grandfather and great grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Billie D. Walker of the home; daughter, Teresa Bambury and husband, Raymond of Burlington; son, Tim Walker and wife, Deborah of Burlington; grandchildren, Kaitlin Reckert, Dustin (Meredith) Reckert, Dillon (Brittany) Reckert, Austin Mabry and Holden Walker; great grandchildren, Rosie Reckert, Mae Reckert and Raelynn Reckert; brothers, Joe Walker and wife, Jean of Caswell, Phil Walker of Burlington, Scott Walker and wife, Daryl of Burlington and a sister, Sylvia Jean Walker of Caswell. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister-in-law, Pat Walker and a brother-in-law, Cecil Walker.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday, March17, 2021 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Jeff Smith. Interment will take place at Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors provided by the US Army. Houston will be available for public viewing from 1:00 – 5:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home and prior to the service on Wednesday. The service will be live streamed.
Memorials may be made to Humane Society of Alamance County, P O Box 5117, Burlington, NC 27216.