Obit: Dane Watkins

Obit: Dane Watkins

June 20th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Georgia

CHICKAMAUGA Dane Keef Watkins, 63, passed away Sunday June 17, 2012.A lifelong resident of the North Georgia Chattanooga area, Dane was a Veteran of the U.S. Army where he served during the Vietnam War, was a retired employee of Chattanooga Electric Power Board where he worked for 40 years and was a member of the IBEW local #175.He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Dorothy Keef Watkins; and brother, Dick Watkins.He is survived by his wife, Alisa Potter Watkins, of Chickamauga; three children, Rachel Watkins (Matt) Winter, of Roswell, Ga., Pfc. Jacob (Jessica) Watkins, of Chickamauga, and Hannah Watkins (Mark) Napier, of Chickamauga; grandson, Shepherd Watkins; sister, Teresa Watkins (Cecil) Buckner, of Flintstone, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ben Matherly officiating.Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.The family will receive friends, all day today and Thursday until funeral time at the funeral home.An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home, J. Avery Bryan Chapel, Chickamauga.