Terry Lee Watkins
December 1, 1953 – November 30, 2018
Terry Lee Watkins, age 64, of Orland, Indiana, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 at his home.
Terry was born on December 1, 1953 in Muncie, Indiana to Gerald E. and Clamie P. (White) Watkins.
He grew up in Selma, Indiana, and graduated from Wapahani High School in 1972. After graduation he joined the United States Navy, serving during the Vietnam War, and later serving in the Naval Reserves.
He lived most of his life in Muncie, and later moved to Orland, Indiana, and had lived there the last 12 years.
Terry worked for the Lake James Golf Course in maintenance and groundskeeping. His hobbies included watching old western and war movies.
He was a member of the Orland American Legion Post # 423, and served with the military color guard for the post.
Survivors include his two daughters, Ashley Watkins, and Amy Watkins, both of Bloomington, Indiana, a sister, Deb (Rodger) Strong of Angola, Indiana, a niece, Christie (Kyle) Neal, a nephew, Michael (Torrie) Strong, and three great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Gary Watkins.
Funeral Graveside Services will be held at 3 pm Friday, December 21, 2018 at Greenlawn Cemetery, Orland, Indiana, with his brother-in-law, Pastor Rodger Strong officiating.
Military Honors will be conducted by members of the Orland American Legion color guard.
Memorial donations in his memory are requested to the family or the Orland American Legion Post # 423.
- Graveside Funeral Service Friday, December 21, 2018