A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mr. Watkins, 80, of Lebanon.
Mr. Watkins, a veteran of U.S. Marine Corps and retired from Tennessee Department of Safety's Helicopter Division, died Aug. 25, 2015.
The family will be receiving friends Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 1 p.m. until the service.
Survivors include: his wife Del Carroll Watkins; stepsons Tommy McDonald and David McDonald.
Lebanon's Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.