Graveside services for Howard L. Walker will be held Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Andrews Chapel Cemetery in Heflin under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. Officiating will be Dr. Rick Wolfe. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.

Howard was born March 5, 1940, in Shreveport and entered into rest Jan. 6, 2017, in Minden. He was a veteran and served his country in the United States Army. Howard loved hunting, fishing and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his two brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Christia Walker of Dubberly, son Dwayne Howard Walker and wife Suzanne of Dubberly, daughters Cheryl Tangocci of Vancouver, Washington, Catharine Walker Poole and husband Russell of Minden, sisters Lavenia Pace of Minden, Pearl Merritt of Shreveport, brother David Walker and wife Shelia of Dubberly, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.