Howard O Watkins Jr.
1928 — 2021
Howard left this world early January 4, 2021, after a happy and full life of 92 years. There are people you meet whose personalities are so large that their presence fills a room with light. That was Howard. He was a gentleman whose natural good looks, joy for living and generous spirit made him as handsome on the inside as he was on the outside. His life's work was sales, first for Georgia Broilers in Gainesville after leaving the army in 1953. This career continued with Pillsbury and Purina in subsequent years until he became a partner in Fieldale Farms in 1971, acting as Vice President and directing sales for the company until his retirement. Having met on a blind date, Howard married...