Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Columbus

4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA


Jack Watkins

Passed away on March 24, 2020

Jack Watkins, 86, of Columbus, GA passed Tuesday, March 24, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Watkins was born October 04, 1933 in Sebastopol, MS the son of the late Samuel and Myrtle Watkins. He married his wife Jackie and they spent fifty one cherished years together before her passing. Jack enjoyed aviation and golf in his free time. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Jackie Watkins, and two siblings, Harry Watkins and Charlene Twitty. Survivors include one son, Wayne Watkins; one daughter in law, Teressa Phillips; and one brother, Don Watkins (Faye). Striffler-Hamby is entrusted with the arrangements; you may offer your condolences by visiting www.shcolumbus.com


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Sam Twitty

March 28, 2020

So sorry for your loss!
We will miss Uncle Jack!
Rest In Peace, Uncle Jack!

Sam & Sue Twitty

Vickie Best

March 27, 2020

We are so sad to hear of Uncle Jack’s passing. Dad told so many stories of their childhood. Our deepest condolences.

Vickie (Watkins) & Frank Best
Carolyn Watkins

Debbie King

March 26, 2020

I’ll miss Uncle Jack! I always enjoyed when all of the siblings were together reliving the stories from the past!
Debbie (Watkins) King

Donald Watkins

March 26, 2020

Will miss my brother.
Was great working with him at Cape Canaveral with General Dynamics Convair Div, launching Atlas Rockets.

He really did enjoy his job!