Robert “Bob” Watkins, 89 of Pennington, NJ departed this life on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving children. Born and educated in Millen, GA, Mr. Watkins was resided in Savannah, GA before settling in New Jersey. Mr. Watkins worked as laborer with the Congoleum Nairn for several years. He moved on to Johnson and Johnson Inc. where he worked as a forklift operator for over 30 years before retiring in 1996. Robert was a faithful member of Shiloh Baptist Church, Trenton until his health failed. Predeceased by his wife, Jean Naomi Anderson-Watkins; two sisters, Johnnie Mae Jones, Lassie Mae Lacy; one brother, Mace Patrick, Jr.; three sons, Roland A., Glenwood L. and Robert L. Anderson and one daughter, Tanita Faye Walker. He is survived by children, Ralph Williams (Lynnette), Cynthia L. Snowden (Author), John W. (Fiancee, Deana), Cheryl E., Dorothy M. Watkins-Meadows (George), James E. (Paula), Tracy L., Brian K. (Florizel); two daughters-in-law, Jacqueline and Jackie; 19 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Laverne Patrick, Elaine Anderson and Dora Polk and very special friend for many years, Ruth Hunt and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral Services will Thursday at 10am at Grace Cathedral Fellowship Ministries 1217 Calhoun St. Trenton, NJ. Interment will be in Ewing Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 8am to 10am at the church. Arrangements are by Campbell Funeral Chapel, Trenton.
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