James Earl Walker, 77, of Wurtland passed away June 15, 2018 in the Community Hospice Care Center.
Mr. Walker was born in Willard, July 3, 1940, to the late James Evert and Minnie Walker.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by two grandsons, James D. Walker and Daniel E. Campbell; brother Troy Walker.
James was a member of the New Mt. Olive Church and loved attending and giving his praises to God. He was a proud Veteran of the United State Navy where he served aboard the USS Saratoga and the USS Constellation; also he was a member of the Boy Scouts of America for 37 years. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, gardening, and woodworking.
Surviving is his loving wife of 58 years, Ethel Walker; one daughter, Dianna (Ricky) Daniels; one son, James (Cora) Walker; three grandchildren, Dustin R. Walker, Michael D. Smith and Tashawna Green; one great-granddaughter and one great-grandson on the way, along with several step grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one brother, George Walker; three sisters, Dorothy Cancertza, Patricia Hillbert and Suzanna Walker.
Funeral services will be Monday, June 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Friendship Church in Flatwoods. Burial will follow in the old Friendship Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 17, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods.