Walter Clarke Jr.

Published 3:17 pm Friday, April 1, 2022

AHOSKIE – Walter Clarke Jr., 80, the son of the late Walter Clarke Sr. and Mary Ambrose Clarke, departed this life on Monday March 28, 2022 at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC.

He was a native of Hertford County where he received his formal education in the public schools. He was employed by Golden Peanut in Aulander, NC until his retirement. After retirement from Golden Peanut, he took on a job with Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald delivering newspapers until his health failed him.

Left to cherish memories are Kenneth Burden (Ava), Brittany Hunt, Reginald Reed, Calpernia Burden, the children of Ms. Paige Holloman, Mary Jane Ambrose, special friends, Shirley Sheppard and McDonald Vann, a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Ms. Goldie Burden; and one niece, Stacie Burden.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on April 23, 2022 at Reynolds Funeral Home, Ahoskie, who is handling the arrangements.