The Obituary for the Reverend Dr. Jerry B. Walker, one of our greatest Pentecostal Holiness evangelists
Dr. Jerry B. Walker
The Reverend Dr. Jerry B. Walker, prominent Pentecostal/Charismatic evangelist, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 7, at his home in Sugar Land, Texas. Often a featured speaker at World Conventions and Revival Conferences and Crusades, he was the first Charismatic to be invited to conduct Miracle Services in St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral in Toronto, Canada. He is recognized by the press as a "20th Century Billy Sunday."
Reverend Walker was preceded in death by his parents, the Reverend Mr. Mont E. Walker and Ellen Shanks Walker, his sisters: Pauline Walker Gottschalk and Kathleen Walker Hufstedler, a brother: Mont "Buster" Walker, nieces: Linda Silverstone and Jan Hufstedler.
He is survived by his nieces: Cherry Ellen Walker Meadows of Sherman, Texas; Vicki Walker Lewis of Galveston, Texas; Cecilia Hufstedler Morgan of Dallas, Texas; Sara Hufstedler Davidson of College Station, Texas; and Mary Hufstedler Adams of Nacogdoches, Texas. Great Nieces and Nephews: Keath Lewis of New York City, New York; Rob Lewis of Austin, Texas; Katie Morgan of Dallas, Texas; John Mark Davidson of Hawley, Texas; Lisa Davidson of Abilene, Texas; Haley Adams of College Station, Texas; and Samuel Adams of Nacogdoches, Texas. Great Great Nephew: Kellan Davidson of Hawley, Texas.
Reverend Walker, a proud veteran, served his Country as a member of the United States Air Force for eight years.
Jerry B. Walker was an ordained minister of the Texas Conference (now called Grace Bible Ministries Conference) for over 50 years. He was ordained by the late Rev. Dr. Robert L. Rex, an assistant General Superintendent of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Brother Walker's evangelistic work will continue on supporting Missions and Ministry students through the ministry. In lieu of flowers, the family and his Board of Directors respectfully request donations be sent to The Jerry B. Walker Evangelistic Association, PO Box 18769, Sugar Land, TX 77496-8769.
Reverend Walker will be greatly missed and is loved by countless thousands of people around the world whose hearts he touched and their lives were forever changed by the Lord Jesus Christ.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 12, 2006, at 10 a. m. at The Settegast-Kopf Co. Funeral Home (Williams Trace exit). Visitation will be Monday, December 11, 2006, from 6-8 p. m. Graveside services will be held in Lubbock, Texas at Resthaven Memorial Park, at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 14, 2006.
The funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Mr. Mark Bristow at the Settegast-Koft Funeral Home in Sugar Land, TX.
Mon, December 6, 2010
by Hugh Morgan