1936 ~ 2016
“D” Watkins, 80, of Lehi, passed away Tuesday,
September 13, 2016. He was born February 29, 1936 in Salt
Lake City, Utah to William DeLos (Wattie) and Eunice Smith
Watkins. He married the love of his life, Janeen Nelson
Watkins on September 16, 1960 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Together they had four children.
He enjoyed camping, four wheelers, and hunting. He served
an LDS Mission in the Southwest Indian Reservation in the
Four Corners Area and knew how to speak Navajo. He was a
Master Electrician by trade and taught electrical apprentice
classes at the Utah Trade Tech, later becoming a Professor
at Utah Valley State College in the Electrical Automation
and Robotics program. He was an eagle scout.
He is survived by his wife, Janeen N. Watkins, Jeana (David)
Howe, Valyn (Rod) Olsen, Mark (Peggy) Watkins, Ranae (Wade)
Ashby, Brother Lee R. (Martha) Watkins. 14 grandchildren
and 13 great grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 17,
2016 at 11 am at the Lehi 8th LDS Ward Chapel, 127 E. 3200
N, Lehi, Utah. Family and friends may call Friday, September
16 from 6-8 pm at the church and again on Saturday morning
from 9:30-10:30 am at the church prior to services. Interment
will be at the Lehi City Cemetery.