Harold Watkins

April 2, 1948 - March 11, 2023

04/02/1948 - 03/11/2023

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Celebration of Life
Sunday June 11, 2023
2:00 pm

Harold John Watkins “Lucky Harry” 74, of Chesapeake, VA passed away on March 11th, 2023 at his home surrounded by family. 

Harold was born on April 2nd, 1948 in Brockton MA to Frederick and Kathleen Watkins.  He graduated from Brockton High School, Class of ‘66. Harold was a Vietnam Veteran of the Army.  Served from 67-69 and Vietnam from 67-68.  Then went on to join the Norfolk Police Dept in 1969 and he retired in 2005 after 35 1/2 years.  

He is preceded in death by his wife Keary “Kitten” Watkins, sister Louise Waladis, aunt Florence Holmes and grandson Wellford Brock IV. 

Left to cherish his memories are his daughters Kellie Watkins Floyd (Keith), Kamie Curry (Richard), Kimbaly Watkins (Adam) and Kristal White (Raymond). 

2 brothers Joel Richard Watkins and Frederick Lawrence Watkins and a brother in law Don Glenn Smith.

10 grandchildren Jonathon Burd (Miranda), Shelby Carson (Robert), Tabitha White, Amanda White, Christopher Arauza ( Heather), Natalia Arauza Morrison (Jake), David Stone, Logan Dowdy, Thomas Russell and Katie White.

Along with 11 great grandchildren.  And cousin Laura Holmes.

The family will receive family & friends 2:00 pm, Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 2441 Baum Rd. Chesapeake, VA. 23322.

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Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
8 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Harold John Watkins, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Harold John Watkins, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †