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
Saturday at Tripler Army Medical Center Chapel, D Wing 3rd floor. Committal
service Monday at NationalMemorialCemetery 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,
MA01810. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Thursday, June 5, 2003
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.
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
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.
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?