James Walker

MCCORMICK — Mr. James Monroe Walker, passed away Feb. 11, 2019 at Self Regional Hospital, Greenwood, SC. He was the son of the late JP and Alice Wardlaw Walker. He was a graduate of McCormick High School, a U.S. Army Veteran, he retired from the NFTA Buffalo New York Transit System as a Train Operator. He recently moved back to McCormick County after spending numerous years in Buffalo, NY, and joined New Hope Missionary Baptist Church where he was Deacon, a member of the Male and Sanctuary Choir and the Men of the House. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Mrs. Leilah Belle Anderson Walker, Children: Temecula Walker, Christine Walker (Rene) Valaquez, Corey Walker, I and Christopher Wideman. Sisters: Martha B. Martin, Ella (William) Singletary and brother, Ret. Sgt. Roosevelt Walker, and a host of other relatives and friends. Services are Monday, February 18, 2019 2:00pm at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Carter, Buffalo, NY as Eulogist and Rev. Michael Butler, Officating. Interment in Church Cemetery. Walker Funeral Home, LLC, McCormick is in charge of services.