Entry Date: 56

Exit Date: 59


Squad: 21

Status: D

“Published in The Daily Local on November 9, 2010. Harold G. Watkins of West Chester Harold G.Watkins, 72, of West Chester, passed away peacefully at Schuylkill Center, Pottsville on Saturday morning. Born in Coaldale, on June 14, 1938, Harold was the son of the late Willard
and Esther (Groves) Watkins. He was a 1955 graduate of Girard College, Philadelphia and later went on to Penn State University where he received an associate degree in electronic engineering. Harold enjoyed spending his spare time sailing the Chesapeake Bay. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959. Harold was employed as an electronics salesman for PSA Inc., Philadelphia. In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by brothers: Wesley, Calvin, Donald, and William Watkins and sister, Thelma Herring. Harold is survived by a brother, Lester Watkins of S. Paris, Maine; niece, Jayne Devlin, and several nieces and nephews. Services will be private at the convenience of the family and are being handled by Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., Pottsville.”