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James M. Winters

Company F-1

26 Dec 1939 – 31 May 2003

Place of Death: Honolulu, HI

Interment: Punch Bowl Cemetery,
Honolulu, HI


JAMES "JIM" WINTERS, 63, of Waipahu, died May 31, 2003. Born in Lawrence, Mass. Retired U.S. Army colonel and artist. Survived by mother, Mary; brothers, Robert and Paul; and sister, Geri Anderson.  Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Tripler Army Medical Center Chapel, D Wing 3rd floor. Committal service 8:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one's favorite charity. Condolences may be sent to Mary Winters, 4 Princeton Ave., Andover, MA 01810. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary. 

Thursday, June 5, 2003, Honolulu Advertiser

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, 7 June 2003 at 1100 hrs at Tripler Army Medical Center Chapel, reception to follow. Burial will be on Monday 9 June 2003 at 0830 hrs at the Punch Bowl Cemetery, check in at the Visitor Center no later that 0815.

The family requests in lieu of flowers donations may be made to "Lilly Adcock Education Fund" Lily Adcock c/o Geri Anderson, 14 Lilian Terrace, Andover, MA 01810 or to the charity of your choice. Condolence/sympathy cards may be sent to: Jim Winters Family, c/o Mrs. Mary Winters, 4 Princeton Avenue, Andover, MA 01810.


Class Memorial Pages\F-1 Jim Winters.pdf

Jimmy: you came into my life during plebe year like a brash, young colt.  You were high energy, fun and so very young-of course, Joe Maio and I were so old, I guess, in comparison-we had both been in the Army for more than four years -Joe was airborne with tattoos, and I was a ranger and had already been commissioned-and here you were-our roommate, 17 and fresh out of...a prep school? It was, at the outset, an unlikely marriage-but it turned out great.  You were a terrific help to me as soon as I became 'man overboard' with math turnouts- and I will always appreciate your help in those dark days.  You learned about the Army a lot faster than I was able to learn why you liked the song "Boanie Maroni" (sp).  I also remember that you had a dream about Micronesia.  I never heard about the islands until you spoke of them in such glowing terms- you made them seem magical - I hope that you were able to get there. 

I regret not seeing you more in these later years.  I do remember, with fondness, your visit to my house in Leavenworth when I was in bootstrap and you were at CGSC.  In closing, Jim - I respect you for the man you became and your strong faith in God.  I shall miss you and that wonderful laugh!  Besides-don't forget you ended up outranking both me and Joe!  Now, really, Jim - back in the day who would have thought that would ever happen?

With deep affection,
John D. Purdy, June 6, 2003