Joel Thomas Walker, 70

SOUTHPORT — Joel Thomas Walker, age 70, of Southport, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

Joel was born August 11, 1951 in Long Island, NY, son of the late Sherman and Helen Walker. Joel had worked for 30 years as a US Postal Service executive. He moved to Southport, NC in 2010 after ending his career with the postal service in Washington, DC.

Survivors include his two children, Mike Walker and Kiera Walker; two brothers, Jimmy Walker and Mike Walker; and two nieces, Rebecca and Amanda.

A celebration of his life will be held on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Stuart Milton officiating. The service will be livestreamed via the Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service’s Facebook page.

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