James David Koch
- August 21, 1949 - August 28, 2012
- Woodford, Virginia
of James' Passing
American Legion Pst 221
P.O. Box 678
Ladysmith, VA 22501
Veterans of Foreign War Post 10295
17352 A.P. Hill Boulevard
Bowling Green, VA 22427
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“Dear Vicky, I was so sorry to hear the sad news of your husband Jim's passing. My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time. I...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Sandy Eaton - Virginia Beach, VA
I am sorry to hear of your loss and would like to express my deepest sympathy to you all.
I met Jim through his roles with the...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Karen Carter - Caroline County, VA
“Vicky and family you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love and peace, Jean Mary Taylor
3 of 11 | Posted by: Jean Mary Taylor
“Vicky and Family:
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Mike Gannon & Family
4 of 11 | Posted by: Michael Gannon
“Jim will always be remembered by our family for many quick, witty remarks. Our family favorite is coining the phrase, "And that kid is proof why two...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: The Bennett Family
“To VIcky and family;
My heartfelt condolences go out to all of us. I know how painful it is to lose someone you love and admire. Vicky, you and...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Pat Weber - Spotsy., VA - friend
“Vicky we are sharing your sorrow and the loss of your husband and sending our deepest sympathy. Your friends, Ralph & Ella Johnson
7 of 11 | Posted by: Ralph and Ella Johnson - VA
“we are so sorry for your loss. jim will be greatly missed.
8 of 11 | Posted by: fred and lynn weaver - VA
“I am so sorry for your loss. You and Jim are in my thoughts.
9 of 11 | Posted by: Katherine (Trev's mom) - VA
“I am very sorry for you lose. I met Jim shortly after he became involved with the VFW through my father. Jim's warmth, kindness and humor has always...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Tom Fenerty - Bowling Green, VA
“I am very sorry for your loss, Jim was a hard worker and I learned alot from him in the past few months that we worked together on a new adventure. ...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Sheila Sutton - Milford, VA
Jim was born in Buffalo, New York to the late Lois Miller and Eugene Koch. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Victoria Waddicar Koch; two daughters, Crystal Koch Pintac and Jacquelyne Koch; two grandchildren, Zoe Koch and Dante' Pintac; one brother, Rollo (Bob) Koch; two sisters, Sue Koch Ostrowski and April Koch, and many nieces and nephews.
He retired in September of 1991 as a Master Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy after serving 24 years. Jim was very involved with the Bowling Green chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and was also a member of the American Legion Chapter in Bowling Green.
He was blessed with an outgoing friendly personality, loved his family and was known affectionately as Papa to his grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, September 8,2012 at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Fredericksburg with the Reverend Kent Rahm officiating. Jim's interment will take place at a later date at the Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, VA. Storke Funeral Home located in downtown Bowling Green is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations made payable to the building fund for the Veterans of Foreign War Post 10295, 17352 A. P. Hill Boulevard, Bowling Green, VA 22427 OR American Legion Post 221, P. O. Box 678, Ladysmith, VA 22501.