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Spencer Watkins

March 30, 1933 November 15, 2018
Spencer Watkins
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Obituary for Spencer Watkins

Spencer Eugene Watkins, age 85 of Loudon, passed away Thursday, November 15th, 2018 surrounded by family. Spencer was a Christian and he enjoyed worshipping in many of the local churches during his life. A veteran serving in the US Army, Spencer returned home and spent a 38 year career with the Union Carbide/Viskase Corporation. An avid hunter and fisherman, and In his later years, Spencer enjoyed farming and gardening, sharing the bounty from those harvests, visiting with his friends and waving at neighbors as they passed by from his favorite bench. Spencer loved holding all of the new grand and great-grands as they entered into the family and kept on holding them long after.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wesley and Lula (Price) Watkins and beloved wife and partner, Mavis (Gray) Watkins who he now joins in heaven sharing a dish of “pernelli” ice cream.
The following list of people survive Spencer, he loved them first and the most; son and daughter in-law, Steve and Margie Watkins; daughters and sons in-law, Jan and Hank Evans, Dian and Richard Burch, all of Loudon and Leslie and Blake Stephens, Winchester; grandchildren, Gabe Evans, Mandy Oody, Kyndra Dile, Micki Handford, Ben Creasman, Joseph Burch, Zach Watkins, Laycon Reed, Afton Simon, Breia Franklin, Ryder Watkins, Wyatt Stephens, Evan Stephens and Lucas Stephens; 17 great grandchildren, sisters, Juanita Ballard and Betty Watkins; niece, Edwina Tinnel; special buddy, Festus; and many friends.
Services honoring and remembering Spencer Watkins will be held 5:00 PM Saturday, Nov. 17th, McGill Click Chapel with his son in-law, Rev. Blake Stephens and Rev. Fred Cook officiating.
Interment with military honors provided by the US Army and the Loudon County Veterans Honor Guard will be held 1:30 PM Sunday in the Loudon County Memorial Gardens with Mr. Ben Creasman officiating.
The family will receive friends 3:00 – 5:00 PM Saturday prior to the service at McGill Click Funerals & Cremations, 1366 Hwy 72 N, Loudon. www.mcgillclick.com


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Visitation

Saturday

17

Nov

3:00 PM 11/17/2018 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 11/17/2018 5:00:00 PM
McGill Click Funerals & Cremations

1366 Highway 72 North
PO Box 301
Loudon, TN 37774

McGill Click Funerals & Cremations
1366 Highway 72 North Loudon 37774 TN
United States

Service

Saturday

17

Nov

5:00 PM 11/17/2018 5:00:00 PM
McGill Click Funerals & Cremations

1366 Highway 72 North
PO Box 301
Loudon, TN 37774

McGill Click Funerals & Cremations
1366 Highway 72 North Loudon 37774 TN
United States

Interment

Sunday

18

Nov

1:30 PM 11/18/2018 1:30:00 PM
Loudon County Memorial Gardens

6505 W. Lee Highway
Lenoir City, TN 37774

Loudon County Memorial Gardens
6505 W. Lee Highway Lenoir City 37774 TN
United States
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