Obituary for Robert Dexter Watkins

    • Name: Robert Dexter Watkins
    • Home Town: Carolina Shores
    • Date of Death: 02/10/2017
    • Birth Place: PA
    • Birth Date: 05/02/1941
    • Service Date: 02/17/2017 at 12:00 PM
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Servcie Chapel

    Robert D. "Bob" Watkins, of Carolina Shores, NC, passed away on Feb. 10, 2017 in Wilmington, NC.

    Bob was born on May 2, 1941 and was raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He was a graduate of Fairmont State College, Fairmont. For 25 years he taught Social Studies at Selbyville Middle School and Sussex Central Junior High School in Delaware. He also coached basketball and football at Selbyville. For the last 14 years, he has been a resident of Carolina Shores, NC and a member of the Brunswick Civil War Roundtable.

     

    Bob is survived by his wife, Donna M. Watkins; three daughters, Robin (Craig Conley)of Walnut Creek, CA, Jodi (Dave Godshalk) of Delray Beach, FL, Melanie (Amish Patel)of Tampa, FL; one granddaughter, Reese Conley; two brothers, John D. Watkins (Saundra), Frankford, DE and Bill Huber (Linda), Stafford, VA and his beloved dog, Jake. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth and William Huber, and Robert W. Watkins; and his brother Gary Watkins.

     

    A funeral service was held on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 12pm in Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel, Shallotte, NC.

     

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Humane Society, www.humanesociety.org/donate. 

    Online condolences can be made at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.  

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.

     

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