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Allen Laban Walker

August 8, 1942 - July 3, 2013
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Allen Laban Walker, 70, passed away at home unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. He was born August 8, 1942 in Cramerton, NC to the late Ernest and Pat (Reece) Walker. Allen graduated from Belmont Abbey College and went on to be a very successful Allstate insurance agency owner. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, a great athlete, gregarious and never met a stranger. Allen is survived by his wife of 53 years, Alice Overcash Walker of Gastonia, NC; two daughters, Alicia Helms of Manchester, TN, Andrea Cossette and husband, Joe of Lake Wylie, SC; grandchildren, Erica Yocum, Erin Helms, Madelynn Bates, Ashton Helms, Michael...
Allen Laban Walker, 70, passed away at home unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. He was born August 8, 1942 in Cramerton, NC to the late Ernest and Pat (Reece) Walker. Allen graduated from Belmont Abbey College and went on to be a very successful Allstate insurance agency owner. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, a great athlete, gregarious and never met a stranger.

Allen is survived by his wife of 53 years, Alice Overcash Walker of Gastonia, NC; two daughters, Alicia Helms of Manchester, TN, Andrea Cossette and husband, Joe of Lake Wylie, SC; grandchildren, Erica Yocum, Erin Helms, Madelynn Bates, Ashton Helms, Michael Helms, Colby Cossette and step-granddaughter, Sarah Cossette; great-grandson, Austin Yocum; brother, Randy Walker; his constant companion and faithful dog, Leo.

A celebration of his life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday at First Baptist Church Cramerton. Dr. David B. Julen will preside. Burial will follow at Gaston Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Flowers welcome or memorial contributions may be made to www.woundedwarriorproject.org or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.

Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Walker family.

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