Edgar E. Watkins, age 73, of Washington, passed away at 8:09 PM on Sunday at Daviess Community Hospital.
He was born on January 28, 1943 in Washington to Hubert and Esther (Hawk) Watkins.
He was a member of Southwind Wesleyan Church. He retired from Gemtron Corporation in Vincennes as a lineworker. He loved gardening and cutting grass on his John Deere mower.
He is survived by son, Preston (Prentice) Watkins of Delaware; daughter, Christina Chestnut of Washington; four grandchildren, Mitchell Watkins of Washington, Samantha Killough of Washington, Sierra Priddy of Jasper and Jarren Higgins of Washington; great grandchild, Milo Priddy of Jasper; sister, Phyllis Gross of Washington, brothers; Denny Watkins of Indianapolis and Richard Watkins of Washington; bestfriend, Wayne Rhoads of Washington
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Philip Watkins and sister, Martha Jane Watkins.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM on Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary with Phil Kessen officiating. Cremation has been scheduled.
Visitation will be from 10 AM – 1 PM till service time on Saturday at
Ed Lee Mortuary.