RIO - James L. Walker Sr., 72, Rio, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at home. Cremation has been accorded. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Private burial will be at a later date. Friends may greet the family from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Oxford American Legion Post 1197.