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Franklin D. Watkins II

August 25, 1951 September 2, 2018
Franklin D. Watkins II
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Obituary for Franklin D. Watkins II

Franklin D. Watkins II affectionately known as KATO, was born August 25, 1951 in St. Petersburg, Florida to Franklin D. Watkins and Altamese Hooks-Watkins. He was the eldest of eight siblings. He was a graduate of Rochelle Senior High School, Class of 1969. He joined the US Armed Forces as a member of the United States Marine Corp and served honorably. He was a professional Martial Arts Instructor for many years in Lakeland until his health failed. He was a member of Greater Refuge Church of Our Lord and Word Alive Ministries. He leaves to mourn his passing a loving family, his children,Yolonda (Devin) Myers,(Winter Haven, FL), Tracy Powell (Timothy) of Lake Alfred, Ebony Cantryl Bell (Johnnie) of Auburndale, FL., Franklin D. Watkins III (Auburndale, FL), and Krysma Watkins (Lakeland); his parents, Deacon Franklin D. Watkins and Altamese J. Hooks- Watkins; his siblings, Lillie D. Johnson, Tonia M. Oldham, Kenneth J. Watkins, Jeffrey D. Watkins, Bishop Alonzo A. Watkins, Alfred A. Watkins, and Sylvia R. Brown; grandchildren, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.


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Service

Saturday

8

Sep

11:00 AM 9/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Greater Refuge Temple

1258 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, Florida 33805

Greater Refuge Temple
1258 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Lakeland 33805 Florida
United States

Service

Monday

10

Sep

11:30 AM 9/10/2018 11:30:00 AM
Florida National Cemetery

6502 S W 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, Florida 33513

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Florida National Cemetery
6502 S W 102nd Avenue Bushnell 33513 Florida
United States

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Florida National Cemetery Final Resting Place

6502 S W 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, Florida 33513

6502 S W 102nd Avenue Bushnell 33513 Florida
United States
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