Ernest “Poppy” Walker died Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 1, at Darien Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Behavior Cemetery on Sapelo Island.
A walk-through viewing will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 30, at Darien Funeral Home.
He is survived by his wife, Brennetta Sams Walker; children, John Sams, Sherae Harris, Ashley Sams, Christa Walker and D’Saba Walker; siblings, Dorothy Homes, Clara Hamilton, Shirley Walker, Rosetta Walker and James Walker; and other relatives.
Darien Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.