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James Earl "Red" Walker, Sr.

November 16, 1961 — January 2, 2022

Elkhart

James “Red” Earl Walker, Sr., age 60, went home to be with the Lord on January 2, 2022. He passed away at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis. Red was born on November 16, 1961 to Jessie Roy and Creotha Walker. Red married Katherine Marie Darnell on February 9, 2006 in Elkhart, IN.

Red formerly worked for Elkhart Plastic. He loved spending time with his family and his friends, BBQing and an enjoying an ice-cold Bud light. He will be sadly missed.

Red is survived by his loving wife, Katherine Marie Walker; children Karenna Jayne (Cordelro Demetrius) Donald, Sr., James Earl Walker, Jr., Darius R. Shorter, Shaquilla M. Darnell, David K. Darnell and Romeo J. Darnell; grandchildren Cordelro Demetrius Donald, Jr., Kelsey Janae Donald, Tanijah Janae Walker, James Earl Walker III, I’ona Anbernice Perry, Jamesa Ealeana Carter, Niliyah M. Shorter, Darius R. Shorter, Jr., Ma’Layah Roundtree, RaeLynn M. Darnell; siblings Eva Holmes, Annie L. (Chester) Caldwell, Josephine Walker, Willie Ann Walker, Lee Dale Walker, Larry Charles Walker, Marvin Curtis (Debra) Walker and David L. (Carolyn) Walker. Red was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Jessie Walker, Jr., Lula Mae Jones and Maple Lee Walker.

Funeral services will be at 10 am on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Agape Missionary Baptist Church, 248 West Wolfe Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46516 where visitation will be from 9-10 am. Pastor David Walker will officiate. Burial will follow at Prairie Street Cemetery in Elkhart. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 is assisting the Walker family. Online condolences may be made at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com

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Saturday, January 22, 2022

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Agape Missionary Baptist Church (West Wolfe Avenue, Elkhart)

248 West Wolf Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516

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Saturday, January 22, 2022

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Agape Missionary Baptist Church (West Wolfe Avenue, Elkhart)

248 West Wolf Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516

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