William “Bill” David Watkins, Jr. age 74, of Siler City, died Sunday, March 31,
2019 at his home.
Bill was born in Alma, Georgia on October 8, 1944 to the late William David
Watkins, Sr. and Ollie Carver Watkins. He was also preceded in death by one
brother, Parnell Watkins and one sister, Sylvia Watkins.
Survivors include his wife Sarah Watkins, son James Freeman Hutchins, Sr. of
Siler City, three daughters; Pamela Lynn Hutchins of Siler City, Laura Ann Tilley
of Lexington, NC, Melissa Ann Watkins of Pennsylvania and her three children,
one brother Sonny Watkins of Thomaston, Georgia, and one sister Euleta Watkins
of Thomaston, Georgia; six grandchildren William Daniel Ball, Sr., James
Freeman Hutchins, Jr., Sarah Lynn Ball, Stephen Joseph Hutchins, Joseph Allen
Hutchins, James Thomas Tilley, and two great-grandchildren William Daniel Ball,
Jr., and Allison Lynn Howe.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 6PM to 8PM at
Donaldson Funeral Home & Cremation. A Graveside service will be held Thursday,
April 4, 2019 at 3PM at Emmaus Baptist Church with Pastor Steve Moore presiding.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
Condolences may be made online at www.donaldsonfunerals.com
Donaldson Funeral Home & Cremation is honored to serve the Watkins family.