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“Mrs. Miles and family, My sincere condolences on the loss of your father. Praying for you all during your time of sorrow. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Tanisha Holland - Hampton, VA

“To the Watkins family: Please accept our heartfelt sympathy for your family. We continue to pray for you and hope that comfort will not be far away....Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ted Bacote - Hampton, VA

“Donald and Lucy and the entire Watkins Family I extend my heartfelt sympathies to you all during this time of bereavement. I am sorry that I cannot...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Patricia Ricks-Armstead - VA

“Want to extend our condolences to the Watkins family.In just the short time we've known him he had the characteristics of a scholar and a gentleman....Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Wayne. & Sarah Hatton - Suffolk, VA

“My thoughts and heart go to the Watkins family in this their time of sorrow. GOD BLESS and take comfort in knowing that he is in a better place. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: John Johnston - Hampton, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Watkins Family. Nannette and Warren Jr. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Nannette Atkins - Williamsburg, VA

“To:The Watkins familyMay the father give you comfort in the passing of your dad, we have many, many great memories of he and daddy talking about...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Audwin Nolan Chandler Vaughn - DC

“prayers are with the family. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: pat watlington - hampton, VA

“MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY. I WILL MISS TALKING TO MR WATKINS AS PART OF OUR NEWPORT NEWS SHERIFFS OFFICE FAMILY. THANK GOD THAT THERE IS...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: WANDA SIGLER

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: O. H. Smith & Son Funeral Home - VA


James was born on February 24, 1925 and passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

James was a resident of Virginia.

He attended Caswell County Training School.

He entered the US Navy only months before the ending of WWII.

A homegoing service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday May 17 2017 at Zion Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens Hampton. Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday May 16 2017 at the funeral home and two hours prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

The Family is asking in lieu of flowers please donate to Zion Baptist Church Building Fund co James Watkins. O.H. Smith Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.

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