James Alen Walker, age 31, Galena, KS. passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021, in Joplin, MO.
He was born January 3, 1990, to Tammy Darnaby and the late David Walker.
James worked construction most of his life. Lately he was climbing the ladder as a maintenance lead at Service Recycling in Joplin, MO. He was known building and mechanic skills. He enjoyed Fishing, motorcycle riding. He loved nothing more than driving thru mud and working on cars and trucks.
Survivors include his children, James A. Walker, JR., David K Walker, Wyett M. Walker and Kayson Walker; the love of his life, Candice Hamlin; her children Blaze and ReAna Lopez; his mother, Tammy Pickett and Husband, Fred; father, Bruce Ashburn; three sisters, Mary Walker, Kaylea Ashburn and misty Waterman; one brother, Joey; Stepsister, Melissa Adamson; stepbrother Fred “J.R.” Pickett; and a sister-in-law, Felicia Ashburn.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth “KT” Ashburn; his father, David Walker; and his grandparents.
Funeral services will be Thursday, December 30, 2021, in Derfelt Funeral Home Galena at 6:00 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, KS.