Jimmie S. Walker, 77, died Monday, July 20, 2020, in Show Low, Arizona. He was born June 6, 1943, to the late Norman C. and Dolores (Papalardo) Walker in Modesto, California.
Jimmie was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and following his honorable discharge, he worked as a wholesale floral broker for more than 20 years. Jimmie then went to work for the state of California Department of Corrections in its prison system. He retired as a correction officer at the Calipatria State Prison.
Jimmie is survived by his wife, Carolyn Walker; children: Amanda Walker, Steven (Sharon) Deis, Scott Deis, James (Lea) Beckman; grandchildren: Luca Walker, Nico Walker, Annie Deis, Destinee Deis, Zach Deis, Anna Beckman, Mandi Beckman, Carmen Beckman; and by his brother, Norman (Judy) Walker.
A graveside service with U.S. Military Honors will take place at a later date this summer.
Owens Livingston Mortuary of Show Low handled the arrangements.
For those who have special memories and would like to send private condolences or sign the online guest book, visit the website at www.owenslivingstonmortuary.com