Jesse "Jim" James Walker
May 3, 1932 – June 27, 2018
Jesse “Jim” James Walker, age 86, of New Plymouth died at home June 27, 2018 with his wife of 62 years at his side. Graveside services will be at Rosedale Memorial Gardens, 10350 N Iowa Ave., Payette, ID Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Ron Rasmussen will conduct. Condolences may be made to Jesse’s family at www.shaffer-jensenchapel.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, New Plymouth.
Jim was born May 3, 1932 in Bonanza, OR to Vernon and Mary Walker. Jim attended school in Burns, OR, served honorably in the US Army, and spent his life ranching. He married Virginia Campbell on June 1, 1956 they had three children-Rosemary, Jay & Jason. In later years after selling their ranch they went to work for the county road crew part-time; allowing them to spend 16 winters in AZ, summers at their place in Donnelly and their home in New Plymouth. Jim officially retired from the county at age 80.
Jim is survived by his wife Virginia, children; Rosemary (Gary) Scheihing of New Plymouth, ID and Jason Walker of Puyallup, WA., 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and brother Dan Walker of Council, ID. He was preceded in death by son Jesse Jay Walker, five brothers and one sister. Jim was a devout member of the Church of Christ.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Idaho Youth Ranch or your favorite charity in care of Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel P.O. Box 730 Payette, Idaho 83661.
- Virginia Walker, Wife
- Rosemary Scheihing, Daughter
- Gary Scheihing, Son-in-law
- Jason Walker, Son
- Daniel Walker, Brother
- Jese Jay Walker, Son
Four grandchildren, five great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.
- Idaho Youth Ranch
- Graveside Service Saturday, July 7, 2018