John Herbert Watkins, 87, of Logan, passed away at his home surrounded by his family Sunday, June 23, 2019.
John was born on October 29, 1931 in Jefferson County. After graduating from McAdory High School he joined the Air Force. John went on to retire from U.S. Steel. He was a member of Addison First Baptist Church.
His graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery in Addison. Brother Samuel Tucker will officiate. Nichols Funeral Home directing.
He is survived by his daughter, Johnna Kay Watkins. He was Paw Paw to his grandson, Gregory Paul Ross and great-grandchildren, Adeline Pearl Ross and Harvey William Ross.
John was preceded in death by his wife, Joe Annie Watkins; daughter, Linda Jo Ross; parents, Collie and Jewel Watkins and son-in-law, William Paul Ross.
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