Charlotte Moore Walker lived a full and wonderful life which she walked through with grace and kindness. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend, and educator. She was a graduate of Tucker High School and Appalachian State University. At Appalachian, she met her husband of 55 years, Daniel Walker, in Physics class. Charlotte and Daniel were married in a pool hall in Wake Forest, NC, and then honeymooned at a football game. This was the beginning of a lifetime of laughter, love, travel, adventure, and companionship. Charlotte and Daniel shared their love with their daughter, Danielle Walker Spradlin; son-in-law, Will Spradlin; granddaughter, Walker Grace Spradlin; and grandson, William Spradlin IV. Charlotte loved being a mother and grandmother. She shared a special, loving, and unique connection with her daughter and grandchildren.
Charlotte grew up in a warm, loving, and close family with unbreakable bonds with her brother, Buddy Moore (Cathy); nephew, Tommy Moore; niece, Hollie Yarbrough; sister, Janice Nicely; and niece, Laura Jane Corkran (David). Through Daniel, she was also a sister to Dianne Sellers (Ken), and David Walker (Julie); as well as, aunt to Dave Walker and Jordan Walker (Katie). She was a great aunt to six nieces and nephews. She extended the strong family philosophy to her friends and her daughter’s friends. Charlotte had a gift to love everyone she met.
Charlotte taught math for more than 37 years, first at Tucker High School and then at Byrd Middle School. Charlotte loved her family and friends and was surrounded with joy. She enjoyed traveling and visiting amazing places. She was also a member of ADK and loved to play bridge with her friends.
Charlotte was strong and worked through anything that came her way. She put up a strong and courageous fight against cancer, from 2017 to 2023. She passed peacefully on September 12, 2023, while at home with her husband and daughter. She was always surrounded by love. Charlotte will be missed beyond words. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Woodrow and Doris Moore; and nephew, Brian Nicely.
A Memorial Service will be held at Richmond’s First Baptist Church, 2709 Monument Avenue, Richmond VA on September 30, 2023, at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at donate.cancer.org or 800-227-2345.