June 16 2018: EACHO,SR., James Francis

93, passed on to the Lord on June 13, 2018. He was born in Washington, DC., first of three sons born to Wilton and Julia Eacho. Jimmy joined the US Navy in 1943 and was proud to have served for 38 years. In 1952 he married Rebecca and they remained bound as one for 66 years. Together they had nine children, 27 grandchildren and 29 great- grandchildren. Jimmy is survived by his best friend and wife Becky; children Mike, Patrick, Jack, Jim Jr., Bill, Martha, Chuck, Karen and Chris. Friends and family will gather for visitation on Tuesday, June 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd, West, Silver Spring MD. (Valet Parking) Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 20 at 11 am at St. Jude Catholic Church, 12701 Veirs Mill Rd, Rockville, MD, with burial following at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Jimmy’s name to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org) or the Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation (defeatdipg.org).
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Silver Spring, MD 20901

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