Obituary for Kaytera Estes Walker
Kaytera Walker, 76 of West Columbia passed away peacefully December 7th, 2021. She fought a valiant but short battle with cancer and transitioned to her heavenly home while surrounded by her three children.
Kay graduated from Gordon High School in Dekalb County, Georgia in 1962. She married the love of her life in 1962 and they moved to SC in 1963 and made it their permanent home.Broadacres Baptist Church and its members quickly became her church family; where she continued to be an active member for 47 years up until she passed away. She was also a participatingmember of the Willing Workers Sunday School Class. She was a faithful and committed servant of God.
Kay worked in a number of banking, financial, and state government entities. As well as for the University of South Carolina. She retired from the South Carolina Housing and Finance Authority in 2015. She continued to manage the daily accounting needs for the family business that she, her husband, and son began in 1991.
Kay’s generosity, caring, and humble nature truly demonstratedthe definition of a giving heart in many different ways. This was fostered by and through her Willing Workers Sunday School Class. Whenever there was a need Kay would voluntarily assist. “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” Philippians 4:13 was her favorite verse and the motivation to live the exemplary life she lived.
Kay was predeceased in death by her husband of 52 years,Lawrence Disque. Her parents Joseph Eli Estes and Helen Irene Matthews. Also, her sister, Marcia LeCroy.
Kay is survived by her son, Steve; her daughters, Sheila (Robert) Hoffman and Sandra (Scott) Swindle. She is also survived by her sisters Rita (Ivan) Brantham, Terri Estes, and many nieces and nephews. She also leaves her loving grandchildren, Walker (Pheobee), Carlin, and Graceson Hoffman; Lance, Jennings, and Blake Walker; Taylor, Lillie and Faith Swindle. As well and two great granddaughters.
The family would like to thank the Lexington Medical Center Oncology staff for the compassionate care they provided during her illness.
In leu of flowers, the family would like donations to be made in Honor of Kaytera to the Kidney Foundation or the Cancer Society.