Knoxville, TN – Dale C. (Duke) Walls, 76 of Knoxville, TN. Formerly of Clay County, WV died April 3, 2016 in a nursing home in Louden, TN. He was the son of the late Charlie & Letha Walls of Clay, WV. He was preceded in death by his wife Madelyn and his son Eric; brother Charles (Bus) Walls and sister Helen Shamblin McKay, and Harold Walls. He never met a stranger. He worked as a construction worker with two of his best friends, Okey and Rosco Shamblin. Survivors are his sons: John of Ohio, Marshall & Rodney of Virginia and Eugene of Ohio; sisters: Dee Walls of Procious, Carol Schwartz and Joan Sullivan and Jane Lowery of Ohio, Kathy McAnaul of Texas; Doris Sprous & Deloris Mayo of Florida, and step-daughter Lanee of Tennesee. He was an army veteran and loved to fish and tell jokes. A graveside service was held at the Range Cemetery in Jamestown, Tennesee, being buried along beside of his wife and son.