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Monday, December 29, 2008

Edwin Lamar Walker, Jr.

Lamar Walker has died. He is survived by his wife Mary Nancy Tedder Walker of Bishopville as well as his step sons; Randall Huggins, Jr. of Hickory, Kentucky, Walter Huggins of Augusta, Georgia; brothers Melvin Walker of Bishopville, Robert Walker of Lexington, South Carolina and sister Ellen McKaig of Lexington, South Carolina.

Lamar's many friends from high school days will remember he was affectionately known by his nickname 'Toe'.

Lamar 'Toe' Walker had the unusual knack of kicking a football barefoot using his big toe. He will be missed by his many friends and family.

Norton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The bigger than life images of Lamar 'Toe' Walker walking through the halls of Bishopville High school or creating terror in the minds of opponents on the football field are still as vivid in my mind today as they were over 48 years ago. I loved the big unassuming guy and am truly saddened that I have not seen him once in all those intervening years. I was so in hopes that he could have come to the Gathering of the Classes reunion this past July but it was not to be… maybe we will meet again on some distant Heavenly shore. Until that time, I’m am heartened to know that he will always have a special place in my memories as I’m sure he will have in yours.

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