William “Billy” Edward Watkins, 81, passed away Friday, December 30, 2011.
Funeral services will be held 2 :00 PM, Tuesday, January 3, 2012 in Gordon Funeral Chapel, burial will follow in Lakeland Memorial Park.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Betty Mullis Watkins, a daughter Elizabeth “Lib” Watkins of Charlotte, a brother Richard Watkins of St. Petersburg, Fl., a sister Irene Price of Indian Trail, a grandson Derek Watkins and two great grandchildren Derek Watkins, Jr. and Katey Watkins.
The family will receive friends on Monday, January 2, 2012 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Gordon Funeral Service & Crematory 1904 Lancaster Ave. Monroe, NC 28112.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association , 222 S. Church St. Suite 303 Charlotte, NC 28202. Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com