Obituary Charles Edward Watkins Jr. Southern Pines

Charles Edward “Eddie”  Watkins, Jr., age 61 of Southern Pines, died Saturday, February 20, 2021 at his home. 

A native of Moore County he was a son of Charles Edward and Norma Boles Watkins. Charles was a 1977 graduate of Pinecrest High School and also graduated from Sandhills Community College. He worked as a Lab Director with Durham County Health Department for almost 20 years. 

He was preceded in death by a sister Deanna Watkins Godfey of Rockingham who passed away in June of 2020. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his children Katelyn Watkins Blue and Charles Edward Watkins, III both of Southern Pines; sister Connie Watkins of Whispering Pines. 

A graveside service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery conducted by Pastor Gregg Newton. 

Powell Funeral Home is serving the Watkins family. 

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