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Late Representative Walker to Lie in State in State Capitol

Posted on: 10/29/2019 4:22 pm

Late Representative Walker to Lie in State in State Capitol

Public invited to pay their respects Thursday between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM

(LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) – Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston has announced that the late Representative John Walker will lie in state in the second floor rotunda of the State Capitol on Thursday, October 31, from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.  The public is invited to attend and pay their respects.

Of Representative Walker's passing, Secretary Thurston said, "I want to express my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Representative John Walker. He was a respected civil rights leader in Arkansas and across the nation, an accomplished attorney, and a tenacious legislator who stood up and fought for his beliefs. May God bless his memory and comfort his loved ones during this time."

More Information: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ARSOS/bulletins/26902ec