Horace P. Watkins

Published 9:19 am Friday, May 6, 2011

SUFFOLK—Horace P. Watkins, 73, died May 3, 2011.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Little Bethel Baptist Church, Suffolk. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 today, May 6, at Shivers Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Watkins, a Holland native, retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after more than 30 years as a blacksmith.

Survivors include his wife Lorine Watkins; daughters Ronda Wilson and Sabrina Watkins-Rock, both of Suffolk; and son Donly Watkins of Onancock.