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William Cecile ("Bill") Watkins

September 4, 1933 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

William Watkins Obituary

Mr. William Cecile Watkins affectionately called "Bill" was born in Alamance County, NC on September 4, 1933 to Mr. William Ander Watkins and Mrs. Rena Miles Watkins, he departed this life on January 26, 2024 at Cone Health ARMC.

"Bill" was educated in the Alamance County School System and worked for many years until his retirement at Cone Mills and after retirement he worked security at the Honda Plant.  In between the years of his life he served in the United States Army and received an Honorable discharge.  The best thing that happen to "Bill" was meeting and marrying the love of his life, Mrs. Jattie Burnette Watkins.  In his spare time he enjoyed spending time with his family, playing on his computer, especially when it came to online shopping, even down to ordering Pepsi's!  "Bill" found pleasure in cooking and keeping up with the happenings on Facebook.

The life and legacy of Mr. William Cecile Watkins will be forever cherished by his wife, Mrs. Jattie Burnette Watkins; three children, Reginald Watkins (Leslie), Sheila W. Bradsher and Randy Watkins (Veronica); three grandchildren, Emily Wright (Andrew), Joshua Watkins and Destyni Watkins; three brothers, Alton Watkins (Alfreda), Ravon Watkins, Lawrence Watkins (Paulette); four sisters, Louella Burnette, EmmaJean Slade, Laura Morrow and Vickie Wiley.  Two sisters-in-law, Esther Whitmore and Shirley Watkins, with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and dear friends.

"Bill" was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Renaldo Watkins, Sudie Jeffries, Geneva Hayes and Sonya Slade.

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Services

Public Viewing/walk through
Tuesday
January 30, 2024

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
Wednesday
January 31, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 31, 2024

11:00 AM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

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