|Reverend Percy Lee Walker, Sr.|
|4:00 - 7:00 PM|
|Postell's Mortuary Chapel
811 North Powers Drive
|The Worship Center of Orlando
8001 Silver Star Road
|Reverend Percy Lee Walker, Sr., 82, of Orlando, transitioned from labor to reward on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Percy was born on March 28, 1935 in Bluffton, GA to Will and Mary Banks Walker. On June 5, 1954, Percy married Ophelia Daniel of Fort Gaines, Georgia in her hometown. They lived in Bluffton, Georgia until 1963 when he moved to Cocoa, Florida. In 1970, he began working as an electrician at Traffic Control Devices, Inc., where he continued to work until he retired in 2010.
In 1992, Percy was licensed into the gospel ministry by Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and in 1997, he was ordained by St. James Baptist Church. Affectionately called "Big Daddy" by his children and grandchildren, Percy loved singing and fishing. He also loved garage sales and flea markets.
Percy Sr. leaves to cherish his memories: His wife of 62 years, Ophelia Walker; His children (and their spouses), Mary Green, Troy Timpson (Cheryl), Willie Lee Walker (Angela), Percy Lee Walker, Jr. (April), Walter C. Walker (Cecilia), Alberta Homer, Norris Walker (Jeanette), Gregory Brown (Pamela), Steven O’Neal Walker (Tracy), Cynthia Jenkins (Ronnie); 27 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 4-7PM at the mortuary. A service of celebration will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:00 Noon, The Worship Center of Orlando, 8001 Silver Star Road with Pastor Frank Thompson, eulogist. Interment: Orlando Memorial Gardens, Apopka.
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