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Watha J. Eddins  1955

Cullum No. 20211-1955 | 11/21/2013 | Died in Charlottesville, VA
Interred in Arlington National Cemetery, VA

 


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Born in 1933, <em>Watha James &lsquo;Jim&rsquo; Eddins Jr. </em>departed this life on November 21, 2013. Jim was a renaissance man who lived a wonderful and full life. He graduated from West Point with the Class of 1955, rose to the rank of colonel, and served 30 years, followed by four years with the Rand Corporation.</p>
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Jim was awarded a number of honors and commendations while serving in the military, including the Distinguished Service Medal. He was in combat in Vietnam and was a member of the Army War College Class of 1976, the Unity Class. His last Army assignment was executive officer to the Army Chief of Staff. Jim and his first wife, Beverly Bupp, had five children, including a set of triplets. His second wife, Adrienne Astolfi, died of cancer in 1986. In late 1990, Jim fully retired and moved with his beloved wife Ann Clark (Gray) to Albemarle County, VA. Jim was known for his intellect, his unflappable nature, and his often dry wit. He is survived by his wife Ann and a large family of children, step-children, and their families, all of whom adored and respected him. Jim was interred in Arlington National Cemetery in April 2014.</p>
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At Jim&rsquo;s memorial service, his daughter Tory Davison said:</p>
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&ldquo;As I look over the friends and family that have gathered here today, my heart soars to know that each of you were able to know and love my father, as he surely loved each and every one of you. And although his corporeal body is no longer here, I know that a part of him is in each one of us.</p>
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We spoke about his wisdom in his obituary. He had a wonderful way of teaching through some wonderful sayings. Every time I feel put out because someone is not behaving the way I think that they should, his &lsquo;tolerance saying&rsquo; of, &lsquo;Well you know...every tub has to sit on its own bottom&rsquo; rings in my head, and I try to ease up and remember the grace he always showed no matter the situation. Or, when perhaps I am not doing what I should, I sometimes feel that &lsquo;stare.&rsquo; You know the one, the one eyebrow arched up by about two inches!</p>
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While he was a wonderful father, he was also a brilliant man who was humble and generous to everyone he encountered and was always a joy to be around, with his quick wit and wonderful sayings. I think that his own words will demonstrate this much more eloquently than I could ever hope to, so I would like to read to you a few passages from a letter he wrote to his Uncle George and Aunt Mary Louise when he was in Vietnam.</p>
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This first letter is from March 26, 1967:</p>
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<em>&lsquo;</em>Dear Mary Louise &amp; George,</p>
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Received the cake and fudge about two weeks ago, please forgive the tardy acknowledgement. Both were delicious and well appreciated I can assure you. Was there creme de menthe in the fudge? I had never eaten fudge quite like it&mdash;you should patent it.</p>
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We&rsquo;ve been pretty active here lately, since we&rsquo;re at the height of the dry season, when our armored vehicles have maximum mobility. Last weekend I attended an Armor conference in Saigon. I enjoyed meeting the other senior advisors from around the country, some of whom I already knew, but was happy to get back to Xuan Loc. Saigon is hopelessly crowded.</p>
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Edith is going to be with Bev during her initial new baby period, which pleases me, ...doctor is running checks for possible twins! She usually has large babies so that may be the situation this time....</p>
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The Triplets were born on April 15th, almost a week after their due date of the 9th. It is amazing to me that with only about three weeks to go, my mother and father were clueless that it was a multibundle on board!&rsquo;</p>
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I know I am not really telling any of you something that you are not already familiar with, that Dad was a fantastic person and we were all better people because of knowing him. One of the more touching items that I have found was a hand written poem that he wrote for his 50th class reunion. I will close with this poem as it again shows his grace and wit.</p>
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Gratitude: To Family, Friends<br />
and Classmates</p>
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<em>By Jim Eddins for his West Point<br />
50th Reunion</em></p>
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To see Mortality arise<br />
Is, at our age no surprise.<br />
But we recall, with some delight,<br />
Classmates, friends and family who visit,<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; call or write.<br />
First the family had its run,<br />
Then came classmates from D-l:<br />
Ryan, Bergen and Bob Newton; followed<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; on when it was best<br />
By Drummond, Jim and Tommy West.<br />
The Trobaughs and the Hinrichs too<br />
From the west coast they flew.<br />
Last to come was Ludwig, Dan.<br />
All to help my dear wife, Ann.<br />
Inspired by Ryan our great class scribe,<br />
Your cards and letters encouraged me to<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; imbibe with you in celebration,<br />
Of 50 years since Graduation.<br />
But of the others I&rsquo;ve discussed<br />
Family, friends and classmates robust.<br />
Most want no credit to accrue to<br />
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; recognize the acts they do.<br />
But as each of them must surely know,<br />
They are to me a true hero.<br />
There is no award I can impart,<br />
But my God has given me a start,<br />
By writing each name upon my heart.</p>
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That poem is quite ironic to me as he has always been my hero and he is certainly written upon my heart. I miss him dearly but take solace in the fact that he is once again able to walk in God&rsquo;s Garden.&rdquo;</p>
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<em>&mdash; Family, classmates, friends</em></p>

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