James Lee Watson

Sunrise: March 20, 1952

Sunset: September 6, 2022

James “Stimmie Wolf” Watson answered the Lord on September 06, 2022 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

He was predeceased by his mother and father, Zenora Marie Watson Sparrow and Howard Lee Watson. Also, a son Kareem Smith; one sister, Stephanie M. Watson and 1 brother, Robert Lee Watson.

Stimmie was an Army Veteran in the Vietnam War. He worked at Lone Star (Tarmac) and Branson Cement Company for several years. His passion was working on cars.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a wife, Janet Watson and a special friend Pamela Simmons. He also leaves three daughters; Nekita Gilland, Ciara Watson, and Jhadikah Simmons; three sons; Jermaine Smith, Craig Watson, and Jamar Simmons; four sisters Gladys Ricks of Fayetteville, NC, Karen Moore (Jay), Marian W. Barrow (Douglas) of Chesapeake, VA, and Doris Harris (Tyrone) of Ocala, FL; one brother from another mother Jonathan Davis, two Uncle Melvin Whitaker of Chesapeake, VA and John Rutledge (Stephanie) of New York; , Beverly Bruce of Chesapeake, VA, and Shirley Blunt of Hampton, VA. Stimmie had a host of grandchildren and great-grands and also a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.


Viewing Wednesday, September 21, 2022 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service COME IN PERSON OR WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel

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    AnitaFord says

    Hello I’m Nita James roommate on stalham road I’m sorry for the last of James RIP my friend

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    Alice Malone says

    Rest in Heavenly Peace our friend. It saddened us to hear of your passing. To the family we offer our sincere condolences. Praying God grant ya’ll peace acceptance healing and understanding knowing God makes no mistakes and now your loved one is in the company of beloved others gone before him and our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. It is well with his soul❣The Malone Copeland and Crudup Family

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    Barbara Halsey says

    Am so sorry to hear about the passing of James. Praying for the family at this difficult time. Deepest sympathy Barbara Nixon Halsey and Family

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    Jasmine Watson says

    So heartbroken 😢…. Rest in heaven to my Uncle Stimmy ❤️💔💔

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    George Gaskins says

    My deepest condolences to the Watson family praying for comfort & keep the faith in Jesus. GG

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    Tara says

    I pray that the grace of God will cover us as a family. Uncle Stimmie has been called home a appointment we can not reschedule . We just have to trust and lean on him for the peace as only he can give.

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    Lamont Simmons says

    My deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends, colleagues and neighbors on the passing of Wolf. He is sorely missed.

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    My condolences go out to the family

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    Joan Whitaker says

    Wolf Will Be Missed, My Love To Family

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    Mika Satterfield Hainsworth says

    My sincere and heartfelt condolences to everyone who knew and loved Wolf. I was devastated when I got the call…but I had to smile just thinking that “the gang is back together again in Heaven”. Much love and respect.

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      AnitaFord says

      To the Watson family I really appreciate the time you let me so James before he was laid to rest good friends like James and I he will be dearly missed. Thank you ❤️

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    Joyce Brown says

    I’m so sorry to know that you had passed. You were the Love of my life. I will always have you in my heart .

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