September 28, 1946 - September 18, 2011
Saturday, September 24, 2011, 11 a.m., Genoa Baptist Church
James A. “Jim” Watkins, age 64, of Galena, OH went home to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on September 18, 2011. Retired from Avaya Communications. Member of Joy Christian Church and CWA. U.S. Army veteran. Survived by his wife and helpmate, Vicki “Vick”; children, Jaime and James “Jay”; grandchildren, Zachary, Jared, Evan and Macy Watkins; mother-in-law, Winifred Rausch; brother, Jay I, Jr. (Kathleen); brother-in-law, Randy (Mindy) Rausch; nieces, Suzanne (Fernando) Martinez and Sarah (Paul) Miselis; nephew, Dustin Rausch; 2 great-nieces and 2 great-nephews. Graveside service with military honors will be held at Maplewood Cemetery, New Albany, OH Friday, September 23, 2011 at 11 a.m., Rev. Lloyd Craycroft of Victory Ministries, officiating. As a way of honoring Jim and his life of selfless love, come be a part of his Celebration of Life service at Genoa Baptist Church, corner of Rt. 3 and Lewis Center Road, Galena, OH Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 11 a.m., Pastor Jeff Kneice of Joy Christian Church and Rev. Lloyd Craycroft, officiating. In lieu of flowers, to honor Jim, please send donations to a ministry he greatly honored and respected, Victory Ministries, P. O. Box 360833, Columbus, OH 43236 and note it is for Jim Watkins.