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James H. “Jim” Walls

June 17, 1961 - June 12, 2022

James H. “Jim” Walls, age 60, passed away peacefully on, Sunday, June 12, 2022.

Born in Dayton, PA, on June 17, 1961, he was a son of the late Howard Lloyd and Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Hollenbaugh) Walls. Jim worked for Guardian Construction Company as a hazmat technician for many years, Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Children’s Hospital in different roles, and finishing his career at Colonial School District as a custodian.

Active in his community, Jim was a 45-year life member of Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Company. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and loved fishing. Spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters, was what Jim loved most.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Terry Walls; and nephew, T.J. Bubacz. Jim is survived by his daughter, Jamie R. Walls (Robert Bestwick); siblings, Linda, Ronald, Patricia, Debbie, and Robert; granddaughters, Aubree and Angelina; and nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 11 am on Friday, June 17, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation
3540 Crain Highway Suite 675, Bowie, MD 20716 or by clicking here.

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  • So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. He was a kind and gentle man and will be deeply missed. Rip 🙏

  • I love you dad and will always miss you. You where the most amazing dad. Fly high and look over us.

  • I am a sister he never met. I’ve heard such sweet things about him. I hope to meet his daughter one day. My love and prayers to the family especially Jamie his daughter.

  • Please accept my deepest condolences, my heart aches for you
    We missed you Linda
    Come home soon
    Love and kisses

  • Hoping that you’re comforted by many happy memories, the caring of others, and the healing power of time. So sorry for your loss.

  • God bless you Jimmy Walls. You were on fantastic man and person.

  • Rest in peace brother.

  • Sorry to hear about the loss of Mr. Walls , just seen him two weeks ago shopping and we talked you just never know rest easy Jimmy.

  • To The Walls Family,
    My deepest condolences to your family on the passing of Jim. I’ve known Jim for over 30 years and we always talked about everything. Jim loved his family very much but his daughter and then grandchildren were his heart. Jim was a very nice, caring person that would always lend a hand. He will be greatly missed. My prayers are with your family.
    Sincerely,
    Donna Burnette
    WMVFCO 28

  • I love you Uncle Jim and I’m so sad that you were taken from us was too soon. I will always remember how much you bought me my first pair of Nike’s. I know your at peace now and no longer in pain. You’re up there with mom-mom, pop-pop, TJ, and uncle Terr watching over all of use.

  • Rest in Peace Jim

    Past President WMFC
    Mike Donahue