James Ronnie "The Transmission Man in China, Texas" Walters

February 07, 1954 - March 26, 2018

James Walters

James Ronnie Walters, “The Transmission Man in China, Texas”, went home to Jesus surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 26, 2018. He was 64 years old.

Born in Elton, Louisiana, and longtime resident of China, Texas, since 1973. He was co-owner of J&M Standard Transmission along with his wife for thirty years.

James is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Mary Walters, of China; daughter, Rebecca Walters Williams and her husband, Travis; and grandson, Westen Williams, all of Beaumont; sisters, Doris Murray and Alice Daniels, of Beaumont, and Ruth Hinton, of South Carolina; brothers, John “Butch” Walters, of China and Joe Walters, of Beaumont.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Edna and Leo Walters; and brother, William “Bill” Walters.

A gathering of Mr. Walters’ family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with his Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Friday, April 6, 2018, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 245 Highway 90 West, China, with his interment to follow at China Cemetery.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, April 06, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, April 06, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
245 Highway 90 China, TX 77613
Saturday, April 07, 2018
10:00 a.m.
China Cemetery
30.059930 Zzz94.344110

Comments (7)

  • NL

    23 June 2018 at 21:16 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).


  • Sue and Oklahoma Family.

    06 April 2018 at 16:20 | #

    We love you all. Remember , heaven is just a a thought away. Uncle Jim , will always be very dear to me. Thanks for the childhood memories.???


  • Dicky Rayzor

    04 April 2018 at 00:47 | #

    Condolences to all the family. You will be missed may you Rest In Peace my friend.
    Your friends at AAMCO Transmissions


  • Elaine Thompson

    29 March 2018 at 13:39 | #

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family


  • Cynthia Doucet

    29 March 2018 at 01:48 | #

    So sorry for your loss. Sweet Jim may he Rest In Peace.


  • Debbie Ray

    28 March 2018 at 21:47 | #

    Rebecca...I am so sorry for your loss....praying for the family...


  • JoNan Gamble

    28 March 2018 at 20:23 | #

    My deepest sympathy for Jim's loss to his family, and John, Deb and kids, I love you so much, I am so sorry for your loss.


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