Desiree Lynn Walker
February 27, 1971 to November 5, 2020
Desiree Lynn Walker (Desi) of Kingston Springs, Tennessee, passed away at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer on Thursday November 5, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
Survivors include her husband Lamar Walker; son Tyler Walker; parents Terry and Ana Dickson; sisters Tabatha Binkley (Wayne), Gina Rayburn (Brian), April Roberts (Billy Joe); brother in law Scott Walker (Rebecca); Parents in law Ronnie and Jane Walker; nieces and nephews are Heather Dickson, Christopher Rayburn, Conner Rayburn, Terry Lewis, Jaci Binkley, Shelby Lewis, Henry Walker, Emma Walker, Ben Walker; great nephews Jaxon and Jake Roark.
Desi was born in Denton Texas to Terry and Ana Dickson. She graduated from Lewisville High School in 1989. After graduation, she soon moved to Middle Tennessee along with her family. Desi married Lamar Walker in 1997 and took residence in Bellevue and later in Kingston Springs. In 2002 they gave birth to their only son, Tyler Walker, who was the center of their entire world. Desi was a long-time employee at Home Depot and PPG/Glidden Paints for over 25 years. She continued to work for PPG/Glidden Paint up until her untimely death.
She became a devout Boy Scout leader at Pegram Church of Christ working extensively with young boys and promoting leadership skills, outdoor education, and other various life skills. She was also involved with Habitat for Humanity where she would give her time and products to schools, churches, and many other organizations within their community. She was often involved and organized many fundraisers and events in her community.
Desi was an avid camper who enjoyed spending her time outdoors and especially loved the beach. She was a lover of 80’s music and loved to dance. She was very talented and could play various instruments. When it came to family events, she was the life of the party, entertaining her son, her nieces, and nephews. She had a love of cooking and baking, making birthday cakes and other foods for her family. Desi’s personality was unmatched, and her sense of humor always had everybody laughing.
Desiree battled a rare form of cancer (Leiomyosarcoma) for almost a year with the various help and support of her family and her friends.
Celebration of Life to be held at Pegram Church of Christ on Saturday, November 28th, 2020 at 6pm.
Pegram Church of Christ
5019 Walkup Rd, Pegram, TN 37143
In lieu of Flowers we ask for donations to be made into Tyler's Education Fund. Please contact Lamar or family for details.
She is forever in our hearts and truly missed.
So strong, so much fight, so much love. That's Our Desi ❤