James Riley Walker, age 64 of Chickamauga, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019. He was born to the late Alvin Winford and Helen Price Walker in LaFayette, was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga and was of the Baptist Faith. James retired in 2017 after 15 yrs. from Yates Bleachery Co. James was a loving husband, father, brother and friend, who will be greatly missed. He is survived by his loving wife, of 29 yrs., Laura Baty Walker; son, Joshua Taylor Walker; brothers, Steve (Mary) Walker, Sidney Walker, Calvin Walker and Doug (Lori) Walker. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 4, 2020 in the funeral home chapel. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until the service. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-J. Avery Bryan Chapel, Chickamauga.