12/8/12 — James Jeffrey Walton

JAMES JEFFREY WALTON, age 51, departed this life on Sunday, December 2, 2012. James was born on April 15, 1961, in Winchester to the late Dorothy and James Jasper Walton.

James was a benchmark in the real estate business for over 25 years, winning numerous awards for his production and quality service.  He was also a mortgage broker for Citizens Bank. James loved serving the public and was real “people person.”  He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and brother.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Zimmerman Walton, son, Russell Walton both of Winchester, sisters; Carolyn (Charles) Myers of Estill Springs, Carmen Thomas of Winchester, brothers-in-law, David (Nancy) Zimmerman of Winchester, Greg (Kay) Zimmerman of Knoxville, Tenn., nieces, Erica (Scot) Bradford and son, Weber of Winchester, Charlsie Myers of South Carolina, Amanda (Trevor) Lockhart of Winchester, Holly (Scott) Eslick and daughter, Aubrey  of Winchester, Lindsey, Shelby and Nikki Zimmerman all of Knoxville, nephew, Michael Zimmerman also of Knoxville.

Visitation for James will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Friday, December 7, 2012 at the Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church Family Life Center with a Memorial Service at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Church with Rev. Michael Clark officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Animal Harbor Shelter, P.O. Box 187, Winchester, TN 37398.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.