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James Howard Walker Sr., Staff Sergeant United States Army (Ret.), 85, of Beaufort, and husband of Hildegard Nolden Walker, died Sunday, September 05, 2021, at his residence.

A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2021, at Beaufort National Cemetery with United States Army Honors.

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  1. Shirley Walker says:

    Daddy, though you are finally at peace and no longer suffering, my heart aches. You will always be a with me.

    love you always,

    your eldest

  2. Becky Pittman says:

    Mr. Walker, I am grateful for our kitchen-table chats during my many visits to your home. I am so sorry that your illness kept you from roaming the Beaufort woods and working on the projects that you loved. Prayers are lifted for your extended family, and I send love and hugs to all.

  3. Caroline Gartlan says:

    Daddy, you are loved and missed more than you will ever know! My heart hurts and I will cry my tears. But knowing you are no longer suffering helps a little. You fought a great battle to the very end. Rest in peace Daddy! Will be Seeing ya someday again!

    Your Baby Girl

  4. Elvira Hudak says:

    Liebe Trauerfamilie,

    herzliches Beileid.
    We are deeply sorry to hear about your loss.

    Elvira und Helga

  5. Christa Surerus says:

    Dear Shirley and family,

    We are so sorry to hear of your fathers passing.

    Wishing you peace during this time of grief,
    Christa & Jim

  6. Familie Schauer says:

    Dear Family Walker,

    We’re are so sorry to hear about your loss.

    May you find comfort in the love of friends and family and never forget forget the cherished moments.

    Herzliches Beileid
    Helga, Bernd, Jana, Tobias und Familie Gutbrod

  7. Barbara says:

    Appreciated your hospitality when I came to visit & stay for free!!! When visiting Shirley!!! Thank you for your service!!! RIP

  8. David Zabecki says:

    With thoughts and prayers for a fellow Vietnam veteran. RIP Old Soldier.

    Major General (ret) David T. Zabecki

  9. Kristina Johnson says:

    Aunt Hilde and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss We will truly Miss Uncle Howards visits and talks the kids were also always so happy to see him he will be missed!!!! Thinking and praying for you all!!! Much Love

  10. Sybille says:

    Dear Shirley and family,

    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss.

    My heartfelt condolences

  11. Nuala says:

    I’m deeply saddened at the passing of your Dad. He always made my visits to Beaufort fun. His cheeky smile and boiled peanuts will be something I will never forget. I’m thinking of you all and sending my love.

  12. Donald & Patsy Walker says:

    RIP dear Brother, your Suffering is over and our sorrow begins. We will miss your visits. Prayers for your dear wife and children that they have strength to get through this in the days to come. You will forever be missed. We love you all.

  13. Jeannette Twigg says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing, Shirley. My condolences and heartfelt prayers to your whole family. I still remember visiting you all when my boys were young and they were so fascinated by all his “treasures” around your house. I know he will be sorely missed but sending prayers of strength and good memories to you all.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Jeannette & Family

  14. Susan Hynes says:

    Sending my deepest sympathy to Hilde and family.
    I have been so blessed to count Shirley as one of my dearest friends for almost 40 years. I am so glad that I was able to spend time with her and her family in Beaufort. Mr. Walker has left a beautiful family as a big part of his life’s legacy.
    Rest in peace soldier, your mission is complete.

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