Roy Edward "Ed" Watkins
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Mr. Roy Edward "Ed" Watkins, 87, husband of the late Carrie Roach Watkins, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at Baptist Easley Hospital.
Born in Oconee County, a son of the late Rev. John William and Mary Harvey Watkins, Mr. Watkins retired as owner and operator of Watkins' Auto Sales and was a member of Easley Church of God.
Surviving are a daughter, Joan Mullins of Easley; a brother, Carl Watkins of Easley; a grandson, Dusty Mullins (Tammy) of Jacksonville, NC; a granddaughter, Veronica Alfieri (Tony) of Atlanta, GA; three great-grandchildren, Mandy Mullins, and Drew and Haley Alfieri; several nieces and nephews; and a dear friend, Helen Land. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Watkins was predeceased by three brothers, Clem Watkins, Lloyd Watkins, and Joe Watkins; and two sisters, Mary Polly Watkins and Gladys Watkins Cape.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Easley Church of God with Rev. Dr. David Sustar and Rev. Steve Knight officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Escort of Honor will be the senior adults of Easley Church of God.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service at the church.
Flowers will be accepted and memorials may be made to Easley Church of God, P.O. Box 443, Easley, SC 29641.
The family is at the home of his daughter, Joan Mullins, 202 McAlister Road, Easley, SC 29642.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.
Published in The Greenville News on June 16, 2013