Sidney Walker Sr.

Published 8:05 am Friday, May 28, 2021

Graveside services were held Friday, May 21, 2021 at Holisday Creek Baptist Church in Carson, for Mr. Sidney Walker Jr., 73, who died Sunday, May 9, 2021, in Germantown, Maryland.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Sidney Walker to the late Julius and Ora Booker Walker in Mississippi.  He received his formal education in Mississippi and graduated from J. E. Johnson High School. After high school, he married Mary Nell Polk.  He owned his own business, WADJ, Incorporated for home renovation.  He worked at Alvon Dale Shipyand and Chevron Refinery in New Orleans, Louisiana; St. Regis Paper Mill in Monticello and Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula. He later worked for United States Army Corp of Engineers, Department of the Navy at Bethesda Naval Hospital and Department of the Navy at the Naval Shipyard is where he retired from.

He was preceded in death by grandchild, Kendrick Walker and sister, Katie Mae Walker Griffith.

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He is survived by his wife Ora Brown-Walker, four sons, Sidney Walker Jr (Willetta) of Clarksburg, Maryland, Marniva Walker of Damascus, Maryland, Roderick Hodge of District Heights, Maryland and Isaac Walker (Yolanda) of Frederick, Maryland; eight brothers, Julius Walker, Curtis Walker, James Walker, Michael Walker, Steven Walker, Julius Walker, Boris Walker and Paul Walker; five sisters, Helen Walker Croxton, Ester Walker Quinn, Artis Walker Polk, Angela Walker and Mary Walker; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren,  ex-wife, Mary Walker and many other relatives and friends.