Robert Mitchell Walker "Bob", 80 of Wesley Chapel, passed away Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 at Gulfside Hospice. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on April 8th, 1940 to his parents, James and Jennie Walker. He is survived by his devoted wife of over 57 years, Iris and was the proud father of Robert Walker, Jr., Melissa (Bob) Keaton and Cathrryn (David) Rosario. Also surviving are his six grandchildren, Azaria Walker, Kiley Walker, Savannah Keaton, David Rosario, Jr., Hunter Rosario and Nathaniel Rosario; his brothers, Ronald and Richard Walker and his sister, Patty Waters. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Jimmy Walker.
He began his career with the Savannah News and Press and moved to Tampa in 1969 working in the printing field. He loved woodworking, old westerns and oldies music. Bob was loved by family and friends and was a good man who never knew a stranger.
A Celebration of Bob's Life will be held on Friday, March 5 at 11 o'clock am at Loyless Funeral Home 5310 Land O'Lakes Blvd. Land O 'Lakes, FL. 34369 with inurnment and military honors taking place at 1:30 pm at Florida National Cemetery following the Celebration of Life.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gulfside Hospice.
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