Paul Franklin Watkins, known by family as “Frankie”, age 54, of 112 Clearfield Drive, Gaffney, South Carolina, answered the Master’s call on Monday night, December 4, 2017, at 10:20 p.m. at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.
Son of the late Paul Watkins and the late Lora Mae Camp Watkins, he was born on April 12, 1963, in Cherokee County, South Carolina. He was a member of Suck Creek Baptist Church. He graduated from Cherokee High School and was last employed at Oxford Mills.
He was proceeded in death by a brother, Robert Lee Watkins; and a sister, Laura Watkins.
He leaves to cherish fond memories three sisters, Julie, Anne and Sallie Watkins, all of Gaffney; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 11, at 2 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home with Reverend Tony Macomson, Elder Horace Jefferies and Reverend Omigene Proctor officiating. Interment will follow in Limestone Cemetery.
The family is receiving friends at the home of his niece and nephew, John and Sandra Funderburke, 308 Peachtree Street, Gaffney.
Foster Funeral Home of Gaffney in charge of arrangements.