James “Jimmy” E. Walker, age 75, of Jackson, Ohio passed away at home on Sunday, December 6th, 2021, after a long illness. He was born November 29th, 1946, in Charleston, West Virginia to the late Roscoe E. and Sally Rose (Thomas) Walker.
He is survived by his nieces: Lori (Greg) Blankenship and Stefanie (Stephen) Wildman; great-great-nephews: Landyn and Jase Wildman; great-niece, Reagann Wildman; brothers: Thomas Walker of Las Vegas, Nevada, David (Teresa) Walker of Marysville, Ohio and Robert Walker of Evansville, Indiana; as well as many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Lou (Siders) Walker; brother, Jeffrey Walker; sister, Patricia Crabtree; mother-in-law, Laura (Oiler) Siders; father-in-law, Harold Dale Siders; sisters-in-law: Esther Musick and Mary Channell; and brother-in-law, Larry Siders.
Jimmy loved watching his Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Reds. He loved people and has always had a heart of gold. He was loved by many and will be missed by many more.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, December 11th, 2021, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with burial to follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com