February 5, 1933 - April 26, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY Commander Robert Lewis Watkins went to be with the Lord peacefully in his sleep on April 26, 2014. He is preceded in death by his first wife Marky Maddox Watkins and parents Bryan and Bess Watkins. He is survived by brother Thomas Hart Watkins, and daughters Maria Bissonnette and Shari Thomasson. He leaves behind beautiful wife Beverly and her children Chris, Stephen, David, and Michael Darter, and Angela Stogsdill, along with many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bob was a decorated naval officer, aviator and sailor. He proudly served his country for 25 years, and yet he always considered Oklahoma his pride and joy. Bob loved to sing and tell stories, and he will be greatly missed by all of us who loved him deeply. There will be a graveside service with military honors on Saturday, May 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. held at Rose Hill Burial Park.

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Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Funeral Directors
6600 Broadway Extension Oklahoma City, OK 731161298
(405) 848-3744

Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 30, 2014