Bobby Gene Watkins

June 2, 1940 – May 2, 2022
BOWIE – Bobby Gene Watkins, 81, of Bowie died on May 2, 2022.
A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m. on May 9, at the First Baptist Church of Bowie with Pastor Mike Henson officiating.
Watkins was born June 2, 1940 in Olton, TX to Richard and Della Watkins. He married the love of his life, Sharon Mershon, on Nov. 27, 1958.
He spent his life devoted to mechanic work, 42 years of which was working side by side with his wife as owners and operators of Bobby’s Auto Service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family.
Watkins is survived by his wife; daughters, Shelly Taylor, Henrietta and Mitzi Wallace, Bowie; son, Shane Watkins, Bowie and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.