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Samuel Watkins

Samuel Bruce Watkins

Thursday, October 24th, 1935 - Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Obituary

Samuel Bruce Watkins, 83, of Candler, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019. He is the son of the late Gene and Ina Moore Watkins and retired from General Motors in Michigan. In addition to his parents, Bruce is preceded in death by two sisters, Patricia Fisher and Janet Corkum; and three brothers, Bill, Mike and Charles Watkins.
Bruce is survived by his wife of 28 years, Louedith Wiggins Watkins; children, Ronnie Watkins (Sandy), Steve Watkins, Sherri Preston (Phil), Todd Capps, and Tim Capps (Katherine); sisters, Wanda Cole (Roger); and brother, Danny Watkins (Tammy); eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 2pm Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service. Reverend David Grindstaff will officiate. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Bruce loved buying and selling antiques, vintage cars, and sitting on his front porch.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralservice.org.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 13th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 13th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service
    Address
    7626 Hwy 213
    Mars Hill, NC 28754
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, October 13th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, October 13th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service
    Address
    7626 Hwy 213
    Mars Hill, NC 28754
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. David Grindstaff
  • Interment

    Location
    Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    3757 Eller Ford Rd.
    Marshall, NC 28753
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Jean Parham

Posted at 05:04pm
Danny I am so sad to hear of your Brothers passing,,May God keep his arms around you and the family,
Cherish his memories ,as I know you will,they are forever...Remembering you all in my prayers....
Jean Parham,Candler,N>C>
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Love Debbie & Doug Nazur, Ina, Joe & AJ White, Mik

Posted at 12:08am
With deepest sympathy,
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Nathan, Jitra, and Willow Post

Posted at 09:21pm
Thinking of you, at this time of loss.
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Mark and Joanne Ulrich

Posted at 01:36pm
Louedith, I am so sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. I remember him waiting to pick you up when we returned from one of our “road trips”. Mark and I are sending hugs and prayers to you and your family during this sad time. Take care Mark and Joanne Ulrich
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