James Hamner

 

 

Age: 67

 

Summary: youngest son in a family immortalized by television's The Waltons (a show created by Hamner's older brother Earl) who was the model for the character Jim-Bob Walton, and who lived nearly all of his life in his childhood home which also served as the model for the famed Walton's house.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from emphysema and heart failure

 

Born: June 21, 1936

 

Died: April 1, 2004

 

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia