A private celebration of the life of Alton Wayne “Buck” Walker, age 48 of Mount Vernon, will be conducted at a later date in Mississippi.
Mr. Walker was born Dec. 21, 1962 in Rusk, Tex., to Alton H. Walker and Pat Reynolds. He was married to Melanie Pierce Walker.
He died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 in Mount Vernon. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Calvin Pierce, his grandparents, William and Beatrice Reynolds, and C. C. and Mertie Walker.
He is survived by his wife, Melanie Walker of Mount Vernon; two sons, B. J. Walker of Talco and Jeremy Walker of Mount Vernon; his parents, Alton H. and Pat Walker of Mount Vernon; a sister and brother-in-law, Pam and Monte Godfrey of Winfield; a brother and sister-in-law, Anthony and Kim Walker of Mount Vernon; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Danny and Angela Pierce of Greenville, Miss.; a brother-in-law, Danny Pierce of Leeland, Miss.; a sister-in-law, Lisa Pierce of Poplar Bluff; his mother-in-law, Charlotte Pierce of Starkville, Miss.; one grandson; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews; his extended family, the Godfreys; and a best friend and pet, Shorty.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to help pay for death expenses.