Adm. JAMES D. WATKINS (Retired)
Retired Admiral James D. Watkins passed away in his home in Alexandria, Virginia on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Friends may call The Demaine Funeral Home, 520 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 where the family will be present on Thursday, August 2 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday August 3 at 11 a.m. at the Crypt Church at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20017. Interment with Full Military Honors will take place at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, September 26 at 12:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton,339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9297 USA or Inova Heart Vascular Institute/Inova Health SystemFoundation, 8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042.
Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 2, 2012.