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Joseph "Frank" Walls, Jr.

November 18, 1939 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 81)

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Joseph “Frank” Walls (Grand Daddy) 81, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at East Alabama Medical Center. 

Frank was born on November 18, 1939 in Buffalo, Alabama to the late Joseph Frank Walls and Jessie Mae Lyons Walls. He attended Valley High School. He was in the Army National Guard. He worked in the mills and Ampex in Opelika, where he retired.

Frank is survived by his daughters Leanne (Ricky) Turnham, Susie (Kenny) Noles, his son Frank (Alisa) Walls; his grandchildren Mitchell (Amber) Turnham, Matthew (Rachel) Turnham, Jordan (Kristin) Walls, Trace Walls, Dwayne Noles; great grandchildren Mason, Madison, Bryce, Brantley, and Brooklyn Turnham, Fisher Walls, Brooklyn and River Noles; brother Gary (Donita) Walls; Special-in-laws Ricky and Diane Shaver, Phil (Mary Ann) Shaver and Janice Howard; Nephew Johnny (Sandy) Walls; Niece Sharon (Ray) Fleming and many other nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister-in-law Leroy and Ethel Walls, parents-in-law Hoyt and Sue Shaver, brother-in-law Larry Shaver.

Frank loved Alabama sports, especially football and softball. He came to know the Lord as his Savior later in life and loved the Lord. He was a very faithful member of Todd Congregational Christian Church. Frank enjoyed keeping a new hot rod car every three years and kept them showroom new. He enjoyed sharing stories of his past and would keep his family and friends in tears from laughing. Frank enjoyed his early morning breakfast meetings with all his buddies. Frank was very faithful in caring for his parents in their late years. Frank loved his family and spending time with his kids, grandkids and great grandkids and he was always at any event or party they had.

Frank was a devoted father, brother and friend and will be greatly missed by all.

A visitation will be held at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 from 6:00P.M. EDT - 8:00P.M. EDT for anyone wishing to pay respects and give condolences to the family. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Chapel at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home at 2:00 pm EDT on Thursday, April 1st, 2021 with a committal service to follow in Johnson Brown Memorial Gardens.  Brother Russ Janney officiating.

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a kind word for his family, share a memory of Frank, or to light a Remembrance Candle in his memory. 

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 31, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 1, 2021

2:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

Committal
Thursday
April 1, 2021

3:00 PM
Johnson Memorial Gardens
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

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