Obituaries » Charlie Watkins
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February 4, 1930 - April 30, 2020
- Visitation: Monday, May 4, 2020 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM at the Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home.
- Funeral Procession to form at the Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 10:00 AM to leave at 10:45 AM to travel to Woodlawn Cemetery, De Soto, MO for a 11:00AM Graveside Service officiated by Larry Allison.
Charles “Charlie” Watkins was born in Ripley, TN on February 4, 1930 a son to Ben and Fannie Watkins. He died at his rural De Soto home on April 30, 2020 at the age of 90. He is survived by his children: Rose Alexander, Festus, Kathy Amell, De Soto, Charlene Hackett, De Soto, Frank Watkins, De Soto, John (Linda) Watkins, De Soto, Patricia (Scott) Schmitz, Pevely, and Jerry (Chandy) Watkins, Hillsboro; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; one son David Watkins; one brother William and two sisters: Nora and Lela May. Charlie had retired from the General Motors Automobile manufacturing plant in St. Louis and was a member of the Gospel Light Free Will Baptist Church. As an expression of sympathy memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 1001 Craig Road, Suite 480, St. Louis, MO 63146