Christopher Leon Watkins

Christopher Leon Watkins, 42, of Star City passed away on July 25, 2019 at his home.

He was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Star City, a welder for SAF-Holland in Dumas and an auxiliary deputy for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. He was also an avid fisherman and hunter.

Mr. Watkins was born on July 13, 1977 in Pine Bluff.

Preceding him in death was his father, the late Grover Leon Watkins.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Lynda Holman (William) Lane of Star City; two sisters, Rhonda (Mike) Gober of Wye Mountain and Teressa (Raymond) Harrington of Sheridan; a brother, Michael (Tanya) Watkins of Dollarway; a niece, Mary Rose Gober and three nephews, Joshua Watkins and Matthew and Cody Harrington.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 29, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Star City followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Bro. Jimmy Williams will officiate. Burial will be at Drake Cemetery.