Robert “Bob” Watkins, 69, of Frostburg, went to be with our Lord, on Saturday, July 1, 2023, at UPMC. Born May 21,1954, in Cumberland, Bob was the son of the late Robert Stump Watkins and the late Eleanor (Wolfington) Watkins. Bob was a graduate of Fort Hill High School, Class of 1972. He started working at the A&P market while in high school and retired as an Assistant Manager.
Bob was a firefighter and EMT for several fire companies in WV in his younger years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, spending countless hours at Lions Pond in Frostburg the last couple of years, where he made many new friends and their canine companions. He also enjoyed watching Bonanza and Gunsmoke when it was too cold to fish. He was a die- hard Washington Redskin fan.
He was a member of Faith Independent Baptist Church.
Bob is survived by his wife of 22 years, Keni Ann (Murphy) Watkins: his daughters Wendy Watkins and boyfriend Garry Oster; Misty Ochs and husband Danny; grandchildren Chloe Watkins, Joslynn and Logan Ochs. Sister Janis Tichnell and husband Marty; sister-in law Debi Scavotto; brother-in-law Steve Murphy and wife Darlene; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be held at Faith Independent Baptist Church in Frostburg on July 21 at 11a.m. with Pastor Larry Burkholder officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service.
His body was cremated per his wishes.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Faith Independent Baptist Church 255 Shaw St. Frostburg MD 21532