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Charles "Chuck" P. Watkins

September 14, 1927 ~ July 26, 2019 (age 91)

Charles P. ‘Chuck’ Watkins, 91, of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away at 8:40 a.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019 at his residence.

Chuck was a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church. He was a retired General Foreman from Allied Signal in Metropolis, Illinois and a U.S. Army Air Corps Staff Sergeant Veteran.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbra Gamblin Watkins; a daughter, Carrole Anne Vaught and husband Bill of Kernersville, North Carolina; a son, Fred Alan Watkins of Paducah, Kentucky; four grandchildren, John Vaught, Peter Vaught (Brandy), Haley Watkins, Mika Fraley (Cody); five great grandchildren, Rachael Head (Austin), Brittany Vaught, Will Vaught, Alora Rodgers, Everleigh Fraley; one great-great granddaughter, Aubrey Head.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Watkins; a brother, Fallis Watkins Jr. His Father, Fallis B. Watkins, his mother, Icedore VanPelt Watkins, and his step mother, Lillian Watkins.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Dr. Dan Summerlin and Dr. Jeff Wallace officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour of 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to, Lone Oak First Baptist Church, 3601 Lone Oak Rd. Paducah, KY 42003 or to, American Cancer Society, 952 Fairview Ave. Suite 4 Bowling Green, KY 42101.

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