Robert Stephen
Walker, Sr.

December 18, 1952 - January 9, 2021

Robert Stephen Walker Sr., age 68, of Florence, passed away January 9, 2021 at Helen Keller Hospital.  A service will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021 with visitation from 12:00-1:00 and service starting at 1:00 p.m. at P & K Western Wear 9321 Highway 17 (Zip City Barn).  He will be laid to rest in Jessie’s Garden Cemetery.

Mr. Walker was preceded in death by his parents; O.C. Pete Walker “Popeye” and Louise Baxter Walker.

Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Vicky; two children and their spouses, Bobby and Micki Walker and Kelly and Dennie Robinson; grandchildren, Austin, David, Kailyn, Olivia, Elijah, Selah and Evie; brother, Joe; sisters, Ann, Susie, Sarah; and a special nephew Drew and his wife Kaitlin.

He has many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews that loved him dearly.

Mr. Walker was a veteran of the Navy and spent 19 years in the Air National Guard.  He was a member of Zip-City Volunteer Fire Department, Zip City Neighborhood Watch, and a deacon at Forrest Hills Baptist Church.  He was the owner of Service One Transport and P & K Western Wear.

Those who knew him knew of his love for horses and Boss Dog, Buddy Bear. He was a dedicated brother, husband, father and grandfather who lived for his family and friends.


January 14, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Zip City Barn, 9321 Highway 17, Florence, AL


Zip City Barn, 9321 Highway 17, Florence, Al

January 14, 2021 12:00 pm

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January 14, 2021
1:00 pm

Zip City Barn

12 Comments on “Robert Stephen Walker, Sr.”

  1. To all the family, extended family, and so many friends:
    I know each and every one of you had a special place in your heart for Robert Walker. We were blessed to have Robert in our lives. I am so thankful for the years I have known him. He was truly a special person. My prayers are with all of you during this hard time. It breaks my heart that he had to leave us but I know by the fruits he showed that he is basking in Jesus love and presence now. I am sure he will be hard at work in heaven helping the angels and blessing them. He will truly be remembered in Zip City as one of the best men in the community. We will never forget him ! Love and prayers to all of you, Robert would want you to carry on and keep smiling and working for the better of the community.
    Belinda Pruitt Phillips

  2. Vicky and Family—May God’s Richest Blessings be with you in this time of sorrow. I have many fond memories of our time working together at ABCO and also the many years of working with Robert as a Freight Carrier for our companies. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Jack Harrison

  3. There are so many memories in my life of Steve Walker and the other Walker siblings he had; I am saddened by his passing; but it is Heaven’s gain and he has heard, “Well done, my good and faithful servant”!!!….To the family; there are numerous memories in my mind but the one memory is that there was Love in Uncle Pete & Aunt Lucy’s home, lots of delicious food, fun, laughter and of course their love of Jesus… May God guide the family through their journey of grief from mourning to Joy!!!…Love you dearly!!

  4. Robert gave me my first job in the trucking industry. He was always a pleasure to work for and I enjoyed the lunches he would occasionally take his employees out for. I will be thinking of his family in the days ahead. Remember the good times to get you through the hard times.
    Isaiah 58:8
    New King James Version
    8 Then your light shall break forth like the morning,
    Your healing shall spring forth speedily,
    And your righteousness shall go before you;
    The glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard.

    Most sincerely,
    Kris Spencer

  5. Sincerest condolences for the Walker family. I did not have the pleasure of meeting Mr. Walker, but having worked with his son Bobby for many years, I can only imagine what a wonderful person he was and the loss that is felt. Prayers for peace and comfort for you all.

  6. It has been an honor to know Mr. Robert over the years he has been a great friend . He will be greatly missed .We know he is in a better place and our prayers go out to Vickey and his family .

  7. We are so sorry for your loss. The shining sun today was surely a sign he was looking down upon you, admiring the family which he had led and loved throughout his years. As a friend of Bobby, his son, I can tell he was a good Christian man and raised good children. God Bless you all at this time!

  8. Thanks for the friendship and brotherly love shown, Mr. Walker. It was a true honor to know you for this brief moment in time. You will be missed Sir…

  9. Thank you Robert for being and enlightening and true caring man who I had the honor to know and work for..You will be so missed …I know your at home with the Lord. May you rest in peace…

  10. I am so sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. We have lost so many wonderful people this winter! My prayers and love are with all of you as you mourn his passing.

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