Tommy Joe Walker

Tommy Joe Walker, 84, of Medina, NY, entered

into rest on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Strong

Memorial Hospital. Born on December 25, 1928 in

Mobile, AL, he was the son of the late Willie Mae and Buddy Walker Sr.

Tommy Joe moved to the Rochester area around

1957, working various jobs, including construction

and with Kodak. He was a member of St. Paul's

Missionary Church, where he sang in the choir. He

enjoyed gardening, playing his guitar and fishing.

He is survived by four children, Adolphus

Walker, Tommy Walker, Jerome Walker; Kathia

(Michael) Paulson, all of Rochester; five

grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a loving

companion, Queen Stephens of Medina; six loving

step-children; and a host of nieces, nephews and


Relatives and friends may attend a funeral

service at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 17, 2013, at

St. Paul's Missionary Church, 139 Ingersoll St.,

Albion, NY 14411, with the Pastor, Rev. Phillip

Reynolds officiating and burial will be in Mount

Albion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations

may be made in Tommy's name to St. Paul's Missionary Baptist Church.