James Frank Walker, 70, enjoyed a career in special education

James Frank Walker
James Frank Walker

James Frank Walker, 70, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. He was born Nov. 4, 1947, to the late William Leroy Walker and Melba Adams Walker in Dade City, Florida. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lee Holt.

James was a graduate of Florida A&M University with a B.S. in Business Administration and also attended Old Dominion University. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1982 and received several medals during his service. He was employed with Virginia Beach City Public Schools as a special education teacher and student support specialist. He was a member of Unity Church of Tidewater.

He is survived by his wife, Caretha R. Walker; one daughter, Adrienne Hall (Tyrone); two sons, James Andrew Walker and Joshua Harvey Frank Walker (Tehane); one brother, Leroy Walker (Patricia); grandchildren, Eden Hall, Shiloh Walker, Londyn Hall and Kamaunukilakila Walker; two aunts, Louise White and Alice Trueblood; sister-in-law, Marvita Davis (James Levi); brothers-in-law, Harvey Richardson (Deborah), Levi Richardson (Thereasa) and Adrian Richardson (Cynthia); and many cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 1, at Beach Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., 4456 Bonney Road, Virginia Beach. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday
Oct. 2, at Unity Church of Tidewater, 5580 Shell Road, Virginia Beach. Interment will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road, Suffolk.

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