Rev. Lee Watkins Jr.

Published 2:57 pm Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Rev. Lee Watkins Jr., 68, of Chesterfield, formerly of Farmville, the Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Farmville, a retired employee of Defense Supply Center Richmond and an United States Air Force Veteran, departed this life Dec. 16, 2017. Surviving are his wife Sheila Jackson Watkins; two sons, Bakari L. and Omari A. Watkins; his daughter, KaMaria Watkins-Wiggins; eight grandchildren, 1 God-daughter, three brothers; his Aunt Cora Bell Thornton; other relatives and friends.

A memorial reception (casual attire) will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday Dec. 21 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Farmville, 16 Horsepen Rd., Farmville, VA. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, at First Baptist Church, 100 S. Main Street Farmville. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Cornerstone Baptist Church building fund. Interment will be private.

Remains rest at Carl U. Eggleston Funeral Establishment, Farmville.

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