James Joseph Walsh was born on October 11, 1950, in Newark, New Jersey. He grew up with his father (Luke E. Walsh), mother (Margaret Walsh), and sister (Kathy Inge). He graduated from Essex Catholic High School in 1968 and later received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Seton Hall University where he met his wife, Debra Eckel. Jim was a member of Phi Kappa Theta at Seton Hall where he picked up the nickname of “Bingo” for never missing a shot playing basketball.
Jim has three sons and four grandchildren. Ian Walsh (Anne Marchezak, Zander J., Keira Lou). Devin Walsh (Melda Baysal Walsh, Luke Derin, Ceyda Sage). Ryan Walsh (Jennifer Solomon).
Jim loved his family, watching sports, teaching his sons the art of business, relaxing on his back porch with Debra, and is most well known by his friends as the best 25 handicap golfer in the world.
The Walsh family asks that friends remember Jim by speaking to each other and sharing stories and memories they have with Jim.
In lieu of gifts or flowers, Jim would like donations made to The Wounded Warrior Project at woundedwarriorproject.org or the Marine Corps. - Law Enforcement Foundation https://www.mc-lef.org/.
Private Services will be held at the convenience of the family.