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Summerton veteran celebrates 94th birthday

Algie Walker was greeted by friends and family in a drive-thru parade on his 94th birthday.

SUMMERTON, S.C. — A Summerton Navy veteran celebrated 94 years Saturday with a drive-thru parade.

Family and friends showed up to wish Algie Walker a very happy 94th birthday at the Summerton Presbyterian Church in Clarendon County. 

Mr. Walker is the longtime owner of 'Walker's Pianos,' a piano tuning service in town since 1947. Before that, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. 

Credit: Jocelyn Walker
Algie Walker during his time in the Navy.

Walker's daughter Jocelyn partnered with Clarendon County Veterans’ Affairs to have a special motorcycle group drive-thru to wish Mr. Walker a happy birthday. 

Motorcyclists presented Mr. Walker with a Navy Battle Flag to celebrate his special day. 

News19 asked Mr. Walker his secret to which he responded, "behave." 

Happy birthday Mr. Algie Walker!