The Young and the Restless actress, Jess Walton (Jill Foster Abbott Atkinson) took to social media today to remember her late husband, John James who passed away on August 10, 2021. She wrote, “It’s been a year since I lost the love of my life. He was the best thing that ever happened to me and his death was the worst. But oh my God, I had 40 years of this extraordinary man! Thank you John James for loving me and sharing your life with me.”

Walton was married to John James, an author and founder of The Grief Recovery Institute from 1980 until his death in August 2021. They have two children!

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