James Eugene Walker Jr., 82, of Vandalia went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 25, 2021. He passed away after a brief illness at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He loved helping others, whether it included giving them his time, money, food, a place to stay, or even helping them become a U.S. citizen, he was always there. He will be missed by his friends and family. He is survived by his three children, son James Walker, III; son Alison (Sharon) Walker; daughter Jessica Walker; his brothers Tim (Sherrill) Walker; K.C. (Shelley) Walker; Joe (Sharon) Walker; Danny (Sheila) Wardell; Bruce (Latease) Wardell; Clark Wardell; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his second wife Jennifer; his first wife Alice; his brother Arnym; and his parents James and Vanity Walker, Sr. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Gard Funeral Home, Eaton is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.