Benjamin Cal Walker
Benjamin Cal Walker passed away surrounded by a loving family on Friday, April 21, 2023, in Biloxi, Miss. He was born in Dell, Ark., on June 19, 1950, to Cora and Burchon Walker, Sr. Ben was the fourth child of nine siblings.
He received his formal education in Blytheville and he accepted Christ at a young age. After graduation, Ben pursued many trades including butchering, working at construction where he was responsible for building bridges and many other projects. His entrepreneur endeavor, "WE DO IT ALL SERVICE" was successfully managed for years over several states.
A celebrated grillmaster, he established BW's Barbeque (BW'S BBQ) and won several local completions and awards in and around Biloxi, MS. Ben had a natural hospitality mindset. Most places he went, he united neighborhoods and knocked down mailboxes!
Ben and Sharon Camille united in matrimony in San Antonio Texas, Lackland Air Force Base, Nov. 25, 1995. Their blended family include Dominic Walker, Carol Walker (deceased), Alfred Craig (Miracle) Walker, Tamerra (Tevin) Fawkes and Dwight Walker (deceased). Their goddaughters Jennifer Torres and Nicolynn Diaz, both from San Antonio, are a special part of his family. Through this union the family traveled to various military bases, retiring at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss., in 2011.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Howard and Robert; his sister, Eulla; three sons, James, Dion, Dwight, and his daughter Carol; along with beloved cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers, Burchon Sr. (Mary), Curtis (Barbara), Alfred Rockerfella (Alice); sisters, Minnie Jones, Virginia Kay Young, Rose (Joseph) Nichols and a host of adored relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 20, at Gulf Coast Event Center – Gulfport, Miss., at 4 pm.
Infinity Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Benjamin Walker. For inquiries, call 228-436-6722.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Cancer Society in memory of Benjamin C. Walker or bless a desired church/institution of your choice.