Former Flying Possum employee Robert Jackson has been in talks with Bruce Walker’s family about purchasing the shop with hopes of re-opening soon.
After a fire claimed the life of one of our own recently, the Fayetteville community came together to raise more than $18,000 for the family of Flying Possum Leather owner Bruce Walker
Twenty local bands, food from seven local restaurants, memorial t-shirts, and now, free parking all day Sunday are part of a planned memorial service in honor of Flying Possum Leather owner Bruce Walker.
Besides today’s impromptu service on Dickson Street, several more memorials and fundraisers are in the works in honor of Bruce Walker. Here are the details on the ones that we know about.
Dickson Street has lost a piece of its soul. Flying Possum Leather owner Bruce Walker died after a fire at his store Monday morning. He was 57 years old.
One person is hospitalized after a fire at Flying Possum Leather on Dickson Street in Fayetteville early Monday morning. The person’s name and condition are unknown at this time.