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James Walker Obituary

James "Chubby" Dixie Walker, 78, passed away at home Monday, January 25, 2016 in Bakersfield, CA.

Chubby was born on March 22, 1937, a son of the late James and Henrietta Walker. He married the late Mary Walker (Montgomery) whom he adored. They moved to Los Angeles, CA with their son James R. Walker and resided there for 45 years before returning to Bakersfield in 2004.

Chubby loved telling stories of his truck driving days. He enjoyed his yearly family trips with Denette and Kristy. He also enjoyed camping, fishing, and bowling. He attended church every Sunday. Chubby was always there to help friends and family in need.

Chubby is preceded in death by his parents, Henrietta and James; siblings Walter, Junior, George, Johnny, Margaret, Anna, Lucy, Bonnie, and Ola Mae; and loving wife Mary Walker.

He leaves his memories to be cherished by his; son James R. Walker; many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Visitation will be from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at Green Lawn Cemetery, 3700 River Blvd Thursday, January 28, 2016. Funeral services for Chubby will be graveside at 11:00 AM at Green Lawn Cemetery, 3700 River Blvd Friday, January 29, 2016.

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 28, 2016
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