Rev. James P. Walker
February 28, 2022
James P. Walker, 82, of Tifton, passed away Friday, February 25, 2022, at his residence. His funeral service was held Sunday, February 27, 2022, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with Enoch Hendry officiating. Mr. Walker will be laid to rest at a later date.
Honorary pallbearers were the Little River Wood Turners.
Born August 24, 1939, in Tifton, Mr. Walker was the son of the late James Calvin Walker and Mildred Branch Walker. He received his Master’s Degree in Divinity from Emory University. He was the former pastor at Herring Memorial United Methodist Church in Tifton and retired as a United Methodist pastor. He was a member of the South Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church. He was also a retired farmer and a retired pilot for the Georgia Forestry Commission. He was a member of the Little River Wood Turners. He loved his wife and family and he loved flying.
Mr. Walker is survived by his wife, Charlotte “Jerry” Bundy Walker of Tifton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Clark and Julie Walker of Tifton and Michael and Kate Walker of Arcata, California; one brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Mary Lee Walker of Griffin; one sister, Jane Campbell of Tifton; and two grandchildren, Bryson Walker and Claire Walker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Mount Calvary United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 1913, Tifton, GA 31793.