August 16, 1943 ~ October 13, 2021
Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC
Anthony “Tony” LeRoy Walker, 78, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the CarePartners Solace Center.
A native of Buncombe Co., Tony was the son of the late Roy Lee and Viola Alexander Walker.
Tony was a graduate of Enka High School, class of 1961. He owned and ran a florist business in Charlotte, NC, for 32 years and then retired and moved back home to Candler. He studied and loved horticulture all his life. Tony was a huge fan of entertainment genres ranging from science fiction to classic westerns and had a knowledgeable appreciation of fine art and literature.
Surviving are his sister, Deanna Walker Davis and her husband Kevin; nephew, Jeff Rice (Amber); niece, Robin Rice (Keith); other great nieces and nephews, and close friend, Robert Smith.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Buncombe County Humane Society, 16 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville, NC 28806