OBITUARY: Donald Leo Watkins

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Donald Leo Watkins, age 68 of Franklin, Tennessee passed away May 3, 2018.

He owned, operated and retired from his trucking business.

Preceded in death by his parents, Delton & Dorothy Watkins. Survived by his wife of 51 years, Judy Smithson Watkins; son, Donald “Bubba” Jr. (Tiffany) Watkins; daughters, Lisa (Berl) Mayfield and Kim (Brian) Noblett; grandchildren, Dorothy (Gabriel) Mercado, Courtney Noblett, Luke Watkins and Harlee Watkins; great-grandchildren, Estrella Mercado, Leland Mercado and Eli Mercado.

Funeral service will be held 2:00PM Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Pastor Terry Smithson officiating. Burial will follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Mike Tomlin, Dave Tomlin, Mike Lillard, Brian Noblett, Berl Mayfield and Gabriel Mercado. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Carl Tomlin, Doris Sullivan, Tim Bruce, James Lee Tomlin and Dave Kelly. Visitation will be 4-8PM Saturday and one hour prior to the service at WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 615-794-2289.