James Arthur Walsh

Published 7:33 am Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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October 9, 1934 – June 16, 2022

Kitty Hawk, NC – James Arthur Walsh, 87, of Kitty Hawk, NC died Thursday, June 16, 2022, at his home.

Born in Olean, NY on October 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Eileen Ward and Richard F. Walsh.

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Predeceased by brother Richard F. Walsh Jr. and Nicole Kriss Walsh.

James earned his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Marquette University. His career spanned over 30-years with the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In 1994, he retired with a distinguished career from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk, Virginia.

A loving husband and dedicated father, James is survived by his wife, Margaret L. Walsh; children, Kevin (Jean), Joseph (Cathy), Annette (Jack Mills), Mary Kay (Ben Cook), John (Jennifer), and James (Pascale); grandchildren, Nicole, Jackie, Angela, Benjamin, Katie, Maddison, Brendan, Chelsea, Emily, and Jensen; and great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Ava, Amelia, Elizabeth, Rae Lynn, Ainsley, and Avery.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022, at Holy Redeemer By-the-Sea Catholic Church by Rev. Dr. William F. Walsh, osfs.

To plant a tree in memory of James, please visit www.TwifordFH.com/send-flowers. Donations in Honor of James Walsh to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.