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Mr. Johnny Walker

May 14, 1979 — September 17, 2023

Gainesville, Florida

Mr. Johnny Walker


A Celebration of Life for Johnny Walker


Everyone loved Johnny Walker. He was very pleasant, easy-going and a great joy to be around, Johnny would not hurt anyone, and he would give you the shirt off his back.


It was on May 14, 1979, that the late John Walker Sr. and his wife Oretha Moore Walker welcomed their twin boys into this world. Premature at birth, weighing only 3 pounds each. Johnny came into this world first with his brother John holding onto his back. Johnny began school at PK Yonge and graduated in 1997. Johnny was baptized into the body of Christ at the young age of 12 at the Lakefront Church of Christ. Johnny enjoyed cooking and assisting his mother with catering events. Johnny was a lover of fashion and design. You could always count on Johnny to give you the latest information about any special event such as weddings, anniversaries, and parties.

After graduating from high school, Johnny attended Johnson and Wales Culinary School in Miami, Florida. He later attended Bly's Cosmetology School in Gainesville and received his license and became a hair stylist. Johnny opened his own salon and attracted clientele from all around for his ability to do natural twists and haircuts. Prior to death, Johnny was employed as the Executive Assistant for Housing at Meridian Behavioral Healthcare.


Those who will miss and cherish Johnny's memories are: His Loving Mother: Oretha Moore Walker Gainesville, Florida. His twin brother: John Walker, Jr. (Orlando, FL), His sisters: LaTonja Walker (Convers, Georgia), Dawn R. Walker (Gainesville, FL). His Uncles: Robert(Rolean) Moore( Detroit, MI), James(Kecha) Walker(Lake City, FL), His Aunts: Rachel (Talmage) Jones (Gainesville, FL), Gail A. Dowdell(St. Petersburg, FL), Gwendolyn Ford(Gainesville, FL), Patricia(Walter) Hartley (Huntsville, AL). Nephews: Tharon Moore Jr., Travis Moore, Terrell Moore, Elliott Kiadi, Lavoris Wallace, Christian Wallace, Thaddeaus Moore, and Dominic Walker . Nieces: Ezra Wallace, Traci Moore., Great niece: Sahmirah Mounkaila. Cousins: Maurice Dowdell, La Tosha Wilson, Johnny Moore Jr., Michelle Moore, Melanie(Antoine) Acosta, Michael(Angel) Moore, Nikia Ford, Tamesha(Spurgeon) Rouse, Yolanda (Branden) Womble, Walter Hartley II, Patrick J. Hartley, Lauren Hartley and Matthew Hartley, Judy Martin, Kathy Myers, Everette(Renee) Young. Godmother: Evelyn Fox and Eula Williams. Special Friends: Beverly Johnson, Deshika Robinson and a host of other loving family, friends, and co-workers.

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Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

University City Church Of Christ

4626 NW 8th Ave., Gainesville, 32605

Public viewing one hour prior to service on saturday. Immediate Family will gather on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 from 2-5pm and a Memorial with friends from 5-8 @ University City Church Of Christ. Interment will be in the Forest Meadows Cemetery, 4100 NW 39th Ave. Gainesville, Florida.

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