Edward Watkins, Youngstown, Ohio

F.D. Mason Funeral Home

October 25, 2021

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Edward Watkins, 78, Youngstown, departed this life on Monday, October 25, 2021 at his residence.

Mr. Watkins was born May 10, 1943 in Youngstown, a son of Alexander and Rose Smith Watkins.

He was an avid fan of boxing, the Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Cavaliers. He was a United States Army veteran . He loved his family and the loved was returned back to him and will be truly missed by his family and friends. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his four daughters, Sheila Garrett of Tennessee, Kym (Derrick) Crawford of Alabama, Laketa Dixon of Youngstown and Nicole Tyler of Youngstown; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; his sisters, Taryn Watkins and Cassandra Thurston, of Youngstown and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents;, grandparents; great-grandparents; a sister, Adella Dotson and Eleanor “LaLa” Simon and grandson, Talyn Edward Dixon. 

There will be a memorial celebration of life service on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 12:00 Noon at the F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon prior to the service.

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A television tribute will air Sunday, November 14 at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV.

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