November 30, 1945 – May 18, 2022
WENDELL – Charles “Peanut” Watkins, 76, passed away on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022. He was born in Durham County to the late Frank & Mary Jeans Watkins. He served his country honorably in the United States Marines and worked as an Auto Parts Salesman. During his spare time, “Peanut” was an avid golfer and loved working in his yard. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Watkins.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Gloria Watkins; son, Chris Watkins (Angela); grandchildren, Macon Watkins (Samantha), Annabeth Watkins, Avery Watkins and many dear friends.
Funeral service, 2 PM, Friday, May 27, 2022, in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC. Burial will follow in the Knightdale Baptist Church Cemetery, 264 Mailman Rd, Knightdale, NC. Mr. Watkins will lie in repose on Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 9am – 5pm. www.stricklandfuneral.com.