NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Longtime civil rights activist Matthew Walker II has died.
Walker died last Sunday. His visitation will be on Saturday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Clark Memorial United Methodist Church.
His funeral will follow at 2:30 p.m.
Walker was a strong supporter of the Nashville community dating back to his days as a Freedom Rider.
Walker attended Fisk University beginning in 1961 while his father worked at Meharry Medical College.
He returned to Nashville in the 90s.
*The Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Inc. contributed to this report.