Mr. James Watkins, 70, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Chatsworth Health Care Center.
He is preceded in death by his parents, J.B. and Josephine Watkins; one son, Chris Watkins; grandchildren, Chelsea Partin, Tim Silvers; and a brother, Lamar (Buster) Watkins.
He is survived by one son, Mark and Joyce Watkins of Robbinsville, N.C.; two daughters, Kim and Scott Partin of Cleveland and Kelly and Tim Lloid of Ringgold; grandchildren, Sara Watkins, Brittany Davenport, Eli and Amber Davenport, Micaela Partin, Madison Partin, Jacob Partin, Michael Silvers, Bijy Silvers, and one great-grandson, Jaelin Davenport; sisters, Mary Nelson, Elizabeth and Mike Hill; nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for Mr. Watkins will be Sunday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with the Rev. George Ross officiating.
The family will receive friends Sunday at 5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, make donations to First Baptist Church of Chatsworth.
Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory and Monuments (www.shawnchapmanfh.com).