Dec. 24, 1943—Jan. 13, 2013
Lewis Boyd Watkins, 69, of Fairfield Glade passed away peacefully in his sleep Jan. 13, 2013, at home. Friends and family may join a celebration of life at the Fairfield Glade Community Club multi-purpose room at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20.
He was born Dec. 24, 1943, to the late Alonzo Harvey and Amelia “Jinks” Watkins. He was a native of Greenwood, IN, a 1962 graduate of Center Grove High School in Greenwood, alumnus of the University of Indianapolis, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, and was of the Christian faith. An avid golfer, he retired to Fairfield Glade in 2005 and was employed by the Fairfield Glade Community Club as pool attendant. In addition to golf, Lew enjoyed bowling, karaoke, and spending time with friends and family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Bryan Scott Watkins, in 1995, and his wife, Claire Kriese Watkins, in 2005.
He is survived by his brother, Steve (Susie) Watkins of Greenwood, IN; daughter, Kimberly (Eric) McLaughlin of Portsmouth, OH; companion, Carol Demongin of Fairfield Glade; and five grandchildren, Justin, Zachery, Molly and Aiden Kammler, all of Portsmouth, OH, and Kaila Haboush of Indianapolis, IN. Also survived by long-time friends, Bill and Celia Whitesitt of Fairfield Glade.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lewis’ honor to the American Legion Department of Indiana or the Fairfield Glade Fire Department.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Dec. 24, 1943—Jan. 13, 2013
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