North American Missing Persons Network
James Davis Walker

Above Image: Walker, circa 2000

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 7, 2000 from Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 20, 1946
  • Age: 53
  • Height: 6'7"
  • Weight: 140 lbs
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: He is balding and was
    clean-shaven at the time.
    He has a tattoo of the initials "J.W." and "P.W." on his left arm.
    He is a cigarette smoker.
  • Medical Conditions: Walker has been diagnosed with an
    unspecified condition that may prevent him from being
    cognizant of his surroundings. At the time of his disappearance
    he also suffered problems that could have been the early stages
    of Altzheimer's Disease, though he had not been examined by a
    doctor to confirm this.
  • Clothing: Blue jeans, a black tee shirt, work boots, and a
    green baseball cap
  • AKA: Slim, Pops
  • Case Number: 00-001403

  • Details of Disappearance
    Walker was last seen at the Food Lion store located in the Peaksview Shopping Center on Longwood Avenue at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Friday, April 7, 2000. James Walker of Thaxton, VA went to the Food Lion store with Donald Adams, a friend.

    When they arrived at the store, Walker told Adams that he was going to wait outside for him to return. He was sitting inside his friend's vehicle and smoking a cigarette inside his friend's vehicle in the parking lot. When Adams returned, he could not find Walker. After a brief search, Adams contacted the police department.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Bedford City Police Department
    (540) 586-7114

    Source Information
    Central Virginia Crime Stoppers