OBITUARY

James Walter Walls

March 22, 1932September 24, 2020
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James Walter Walls age 88, passed peacefully on Thursday September 24th 2020 at the Brethren Retirement Community. Jim was born on March 22, 1932 in northern Darke County to Walter and Lily (Garrison) Walls.

He is survived by his wife Carol (Bateman) Walls. They were married July 6, 1953. Also son Perry and daughter-in-law Isabel. Also surviving is his sister, Barbara Murphy, and brother, Roger Walls.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother in-law John Murphy.

Jim was co-owner of Walls Brothers Asphalt Company for many years with his brother Roger. He was very active in the road building industry and was very proud of his years of service on the board of Directors of Flexible Pavements of Ohio. Jim was a veteran, a very social person with many friends, loved his dogs, and touched the lives of many.

Due to Covid-19, there will be a Private Funeral Service at the convenience of the family in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Father Peter Logsdon officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery.

A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held at a later date.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Darke County Humane Society 7053 State Route 49-North Greenville, Ohio, 45331.

Services

  • Burial, Private

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Charles Lane

September 29, 2020

Sympathy to the Walls Family.
RIP Jim we’ve known each other for many many years. Was a pleasure knowing you Jim, when I worked for Manix Brothers Construction I met you and Roger. Very kind families
Charles Lane

Shelley Digmelashvili

September 26, 2020

I have too many to share over the 27 years or so of this caring, giving man. It pains my heart to learn of his passing. I can say that he was a real stinker!😂 I've never had the kindest people in my life as Him and Carol!!!!

Karen Barhorst

September 25, 2020

Dear Carol, Perry & Isabel:

So many great memories of times together over the years. Our adventures at Lake Cumberland at Hideaway Drive. Jim was one of a kind and will be truly missed. Cherish your precious memories as we will. My thoughts are with all. RIP Jim.

Much Love, Karen, Harry & Michaela

Sally Lephart

September 25, 2020

So sorry Carol for your loss.Tom and I both have fond memories of Jim, He always put a smile on your face and he was such a joy to be around. I remember all the fun trips to Michigan snowmobiling and just hanging out He will truly be missed

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