William Anthony “Tony” Watkins – Obituary

By  | March 14, 2018 | Filed under: Morrison Funeral Home, Obituaries

William Anthony “Tony” Watkins departed from this earth March 12, 2018. His visitation will be Wednesday, March 14th from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Morrison Funeral Home, Central Heights. His service will immediately follow in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 pm with Larry Burbank and Billy Warren officiating. Burial will follow in Watkins Family Cemetery.

Tony was well known in the Central community and rarely met a stranger. He had a one of a kind grin and sense of humor. He loved the outdoors and animals along with Alabama football.

Tony was preceded in death by his father, Pete Watkins; grandparents, Homer and Velma Watkins, as well as J.E. and Erma Burbank.

He is survived by his daughter, Tiffany Watkins; granddaughters, Makayla and Rylee; mother, Tonda Tyon; step father, Greg Tyon; sister, Robin Vaughn; brother, Bradley Rickard; nieces, Candace Watkins and Erica Vaughn; his dog, Jessie; and other relatives and a host of friends.

Pallbearers will be Tim Parr, Mike Burbank, Shane Haddock, Ben Watkins, Nick Watkins, and Brian Watkins.

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