Earl James Watkins, 80, of Chugwater died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Davis Hospice.
Mr. Watkins was born at the family home in Payne County on Dec. 26, 1932, the son of George and Grace (Whitmore) Watkins.
Mr. Watkins worked as a consultant in the oil fields. He belonged to the Odd Fellows Lodge. He was a craftsman and enjoyed fishing, collecting clocks and attending auctions.
Earl is survived by his daughters, Glenda Bentley and Pam Crawford; daughter-in-law and guardian, Tammie Watkins; brothers, Everett Watkins and Roy Watkins; sisters, Rose Cummings and Ruth Steen; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Watkins was preceded by his parents and his wife Darlene and his son, Brad Watkins.
Friends and family may offer online condolences at www.cheyennememorialchapel.com.