Obit: James Walker

Obit: James Walker

July 28th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

James H. "Jimmy" Walker, 77 of Harrison, passed away Thursday July 25, 2013.He retired from the Chattanooga Fire Department after 20 years as a firefighter and was a former Tennessee Highway Patrolman. He enjoyed fishing at Harrison Bay State Park and spending time with his many friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Walker; parents, Houston and Grace Payne Walker; brother, Herbert Walker. He is survived by his sons, Tony Ballance, of New Hampshire, John Walker, of McCalla, Ala., James Walker, of Harrison and Jeff Walker, of Lenoir City, Tenn.; daughters, Pamela Collison and Kimberly Wells, of Harrison; sisters, Catherine Dodson, of East Ridge, Elise Disbrow, of Hixson and Gail Haggard, of Chattanooga; 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be held today at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dennis Dodson Jr. officiating. Family members will also reflect on the life of Jimmy. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery. Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home, Inc. Hwy 58 Chapel 622-3171