James Morton Walker

October 8, 1938September 7, 2018
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James "Jimmy" Morton Walker went to be with the Lord on September 7, 2018. He was born on October 8, 1938 in Charlotte NC to William and Mae Walker. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife June Cheek Walker. They were happily married for 53 years. He was one of ten children and lived on the west side of the city for most of his life. He graduated from West Mecklenburg High School. He has 6 years of service in the US Navy. He was a former member of American Legion Post # 353 and a current member of the Huntersville Post #321. He was a founding member of Assurance United Methodist Church and former member of Chadwick United Methodist Church. He retired from Suburban Propane after 18 years.

He loved children and always had a pocket full of candy to give them, adults too! That's how he got the nickname "Candy Man." Jimmy will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his brother William M Walker Jr. of Pineville NC. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews which he loved very much. He was preceded in death by his sisters Jean Beaty, Betty Keener, Catherine Anderson, Nancy Goldner, Doris Chavers, Gay Black, Brenda McRorie and Vickie Zimmerman.

A memorial service to celebrate Jimmy's life will be held at Assurance United Methodist Church on Sunday September 16, 2018 at 2:00 PM. Visitation will be after the service. Memorials may be made to Assurance United Methodist Church, 9700 Mount Holly Huntersville Rd.


  • Memorial Service Sunday, September 23, 2018

James Morton Walker

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Darlene Goodson

September 15, 2018

I realize you will be so lost without Jimmy. Here's hoping God gives you comfort in the coming days..
I love you. Darlene

Jim Walker

September 12, 2018

Hi June, so sorry for your loss. Jimmy was always my favorite uncle and it wasn’t because we shared the same name but he was always good to me and the entire Walker family and i’m sure everyone that he came across or knew. Some of the things I remember he loved was kids, fishing and sitting around sharing old stories especially he shared with his brother Bill, Most of all he loved you !! He will now be in a better place (Heaven) along with his mom and dad and all his sisters and friends , God Bless!

Lane Tanner

September 11, 2018

Ms June,
I am so sorry for your loss. I miss Mr Jimmy very much. He was so happy when we threw him that surprise Birthday party. Candyman will always be in my heart and on my mind. Such a sad time for all the hearts he touched. Love Always Lane Tanner and Danny Mingus

Denise Plyler

September 9, 2018

Aunt June,
We're so sorry to hear of Uncle Jimmy's passing. Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. We pray that GOD will comfort you & that all of your wonderful memories of Uncle Jimmy will help you get through the days ahead.
Our deepest sympathy,
Nelson & Denise Plyler & family