Originally created 09/30/05

Mr. Robert A. Watkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Robert A. Watkins of Augusta, 93, husband of the late Alacoque J. Watkins entered into rest Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at Forest Hills Health Care. A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, September 30, 2005 at 12:15 p.m. at the Church of the Most Holy Trinity with The Rev. Michael Lubinsky as celebrant. A private burial at Westover Memorial Park will be set for a later date. Surviving is one son, Raiford "Bodie" Eugine Watkins of Gracewood, Ga. A native of Augusta, Mr. Watkins retired from the Lily Tulip cup Company as an Assistant Floor Manager. He was past president of the Augusta Jaycees, a 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus, a member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, and an active volunteer in his community. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, 811 Telfair St., Augusta, GA 30901. Friends may speak with the family following the Funeral Mass. Platt's Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Ave., Augusta, 733-3636. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle September 30, 2005