WINDER - William Dewitt “Chigger” Watkins , 66, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
He was a Vietnam Veteran and owner of Watkins Plumbing. He also worked for the Barrow County School System. Chigger was preceded in death by his parents, Dewitt and Sara Hayes Watkins.
Survivors include his wife, Jo Watkins, Winder; son, Matthew (Haruko) Watkins, Dacula; daughters, Tara (Michael) Farmer, Winder, and Nickolette (Clay) Banks, Leesburg; brother, Randy Watkins, Monroe; sister, Pat Huff, Winder; grandchildren, Ethan, Emmaline and Elizabeth Ann Farmer, Chase and Chole Watkins and Kale and Hannah Banks.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, at Smith Funeral Home in Winder.
The funeral service will be held in Smith Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 22, with Dr. John Talley officiating. Burial will follow at Barrow Memorial Gardens in Winder.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.