Robert S. Watkins
Robert S. Watkins
  • December 28, 1921 - September 29, 2015
  • Brandon, Florida

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Mr. Robert S. “Bob” Watkins, 93, of Charleston, WV, died September 29, 2015 in Brandon, FL. Bob was born in Logan County, WV, a son of the late Edwin and Mary Scholl Watkins. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Emalene Cook Watkins, the mother of their surviving children; daughter, Jeanne (Joe) Stook and son, Eddy Watkins both of Florida, and son, Robert Watkins, Jr (Kate) of Tennessee; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchilen. He is also survived by a wonderful friend, James Butterworth. Bob was also preceded in death by his second wife, Ruth parsons Watkins and a brother, Charles Watkins. Bob was a graduate of Logan High School class of 1941 and was retired from Capital City Industrial Supply and the WV Alcohol Beverage Commission. Family and friends may call from 6 pm to 8pm on Sunday, Oct 4, at the Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home, 513 Tennessee Ave. , Charleston, WV. Graveside services will be 11:00 am Monday, Oct 5, at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Cross Lanes, WV with Celebrant H.R. Whittington officiating. The family suggest donations be made to Kanawha Hospice Care, 1143 Dunbar Ave., Dunbar, WV 25604.