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Wayne Watkins

July 21, 1971 — April 4, 2016

Ronald Wayne Watkins of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Monday, April 4, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Wayne was born July 21, 1971 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Francis Ronald Watkins and Linda (McDonald) Watkins. Wayne was 44 years, 8 months and 14 days old.

Wayne attended the Waldron Church of the Nazarene. He was the Fire Chief of the Waldron City Fire Department. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and time with his family and friends.
Wayne leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Tiffany of the home; one son, Trevor Watkins, of Waldron, Arkansas; two daughters, Cameron Harris and Carley Harris both of the home; one sister, Cynthia Yarbrough of Hobbs, NM; one brother, Rusty McKay of Waldron, Arkansas, and mother, Linda Hale of Waldron, Arkansas. Poppy will be missed by one granddaughter, Jaylee Watkins, of Waldron, Arkansas. Wayne will be miss by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted, including a host of extended family, friends, and loved ones dear to his heart.

Wayne was preceded in death by his father, and one brother, Chad Watkins.

Wayne's life celebration will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016 at the Waldron School Multi-Purpose Facility in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Jonathan Reynolds, Josh Franklin and Wade Day, officiating. Interment will follow in the Duncan Cemetery near Waldron, Arkansas.
Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Wayne's pallbearers will be Mac Davis, Trevor Watkins, Jack Williams, James Long, Jimmy Burnett, and Ray Reynolds.

Wayne's visitation will be Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne Watkins Scholarship Fund, c/o Community National Bank, Post Office Box 788, Waldron, Arkansas 72958

Cemetery Details

Duncan Cemetery

Waldron,, AR, 72958


APR 6. 11:30 AM - 08:00 PM

Heritage Memorial Funeral Home

1879 West 6th Street

Waldron, AR, US, 72958

Celebration of Life

APR 7. 10:00 AM

Waldron School Multi-Purpose Facility

2075 Rice Road

Waldron, AR, US, 72958

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