Mr. Walker was born Aug. 19, 1927, in Birmingham, Ala., son of the late James William Walker Sr. and Eva Harris Walker. He served as General Counsel for Cigna Corporation before retiring and was a member of the Carrollton Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Elieen Newton Walker of Carrollton; five children and their spouses, Jim and Diane Walker of Kennesaw, Ga., Michael and Carol Walker of Philadelphia, Pa., Lee and Ralph Doty of Chatham, Mass., Helen and Brian Nolan of West Dennis, Mass., and Caroline and Stephen Kahler of Carrollton, Ga.; 14 grandchildren; and six-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Carrollton Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in Carroll Memory Gardens.
The gathering of family and friends will be on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Almon Funeral Home, 548 Newnan St., Carrollton.
Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Carrollton Presbyterian Church, 14 Maple St., Carrollton, GA 30117 in memory of Mr. James W. Walker, Jr.
Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange.