Walkers Mortuary Chapel of Peace Located at 3407 Old Pond Road, Johns Island, South Carolina began with a vision by the late Mr. Christopher “Doone” Walker. Walkers Mortuary “Chapel of Peace” began in the year of 1988, with the building being dedicated on Sunday, January 03, 1988. We consider this accomplishment to be a milestone as well as a blessing from the almighty God.
History of the Former Owner: Mr. Christopher “Doone” Walker a man of great integrity and unwavering faith was born to the parentage of the late Lula Green Bull and Eugene Walker was born on May 31st 1943. Mr. Walker graduated from from Sugar Hill Elementary School in June of 1957. He graduated from the Baptist Hill High School in the the year of 1965. He matriculated to Morris College and graduated, from thence he worked for the department of Pathology at New York University. Shortly thereafter, he dutifully served his country by being drafted into the United States Marine Corps, and served during the
University of South Carolina, while working at MUSC he felt the need to once again enroll in school and further his studies, at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Allied Health Science, he completed the program and received a certificate as a Histologic Technic in September 30, 1970.
Mr. Walker’s passion for education never ceased; four years later he enrolled as a student at the Gupton Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta, GA. In August of 1975 he graduated from Gupton Jones, and his determination for licensure deemed him the title of a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Mr. Walker would be consider an expert Embalmer with excellent skills and exemplified passion to each and every family that walked through his door. His love for community, family, extended friends, far outreach the sands of time. Mr. Christopher “Doone” Walker was a philanthropist in his own way; treating every family as if they were his own, word are simply inadequate to describe an individual with such zeal and zest and unwavering passion.
Mr. Walker met and married the Former Ms.Lillie Dunham. Mr. Walker was also a dedicated member of the First Zion Baptist Church in Hollywood, SC.
In August of 2013, death summoned Mr. Christopher Walker, a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather; Mr. Walker paved the way for many local area men and women desiring to enter funeral service. Today, Walkers Mortuary “Chapel of Peace” operated under the same Philanthropic principles as the former owner. Synetra Walker Deloach the daughter of the late Mr. Christopher Walker is a graduate of Morris College Sumter, SC majoring in Health Science, and she is also a graduate of the prestigious Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, Atlanta, GA, major in Funeral Service.
- Traditional Funerals
- Preneed/At-need Arrangements
- Dove Releases
We are predicated on providing services consistent with your family wishes during the hour of need; available day or night to answer questions you may have.