Oct. 12, 1945-Sept. 22, 2016
Homer resident Jimmie Watkins, 70, died Sept. 22, 2016, in Anchorage. A memorial service is 4-7 p.m. Oct. 12, 2016, at the American Legion Post 16, Mile 2 East End Road. A remembrance begins at 5:15 p.m. Hot dogs, hamburgers and fried chicken will be served; please bring a side dish to share.
He was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Marysville, Calif., and worked as a mechanic for his business, Port Engineering. He is survived by his wife, Gwen Watkins. His ashes will be scattered later.