Theodore Amos Watkins, 86, of Springdale, died Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, at home.  

He was born Wednesday, May 19, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., to Alfred and Lillian Gertrude Shelton Watkins.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth; his parents; his brothers, Lee Watkins, Boyd Watkins, Bob Watkins, Chet Watkins, Gordon Watkins, DeWayne Watkins, Donald Watkins; and his sister, Boots Stavras. 

He is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law, Wesley and Marsha Watkins of Springdale, and Bradley and Kimberly Watkins of Huntsville; three daughters and son-in-law, Sherry Watkins of Springdale, Carolyn George of Havana, and Barbara and Donald Mansell of Springdale; brother, Harley Watkins; sisters, Betty Pitcock and Bonnie Myers; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Aug. 21, with Tim Andrews officiating.  

Interment immediately followed services at Oakland Cemetery in Fayetteville.  

Services were entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.