Tommy Joe Walker, 84, of Medina, NY, entered into rest on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Strong Memorial Hospital. Born on December 25, 1928 in Mobile, AL, he was the son of the late Willie Mae and Buddy Walker, Sr.
Tommy Joe moved to the Rochester area around 1957, working various jobs, including construction and with Kodak. He was a member of St. Paul's Missionary Church, where he sang in the choir. He enjoyed gardening, playing his guitar and fishing.
He is survived by four children, Adolphus Walker, Tommy Walker, Jerome Walker, Kathia (Michael) Paulson, all of Rochester; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a loving companion, Queen Stephens of Medina; six loving step-children; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Relatives and friends may attend a funeral service at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 17, 2013, at St. Paul's Missionary Church, 139 Ingersoll St., Albion, NY 14411, with the Pastor, Rev. Phillip Reynolds officiating and burial will be in Mount Albion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Tommy's name to St. Paul's Church.
Please sign the online register book at www.merrillgrinnell.com.