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George Watkins

November 9, 1939 - April 21, 2014
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George Watkins, Age 74, of Everett, WA passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family on Monday, April 21, 2014. George was born November 9, 1939 in Hamilton, OH to Rollie Watkins and Mary Lou Pappes. After graduating from Highline High School George eagerly enlisted in the Army. He proudly served his country from June 27, 1958 to August 31, 1963. After his time in the Army, George went on to get his college education and began working for the Boeing Company in 1957. After being laid off, he returned to Boeing in 1967, working his way up to Quality Director / Senior Manager for both the 747 and 767 lines. He...
George Watkins, Age 74, of Everett, WA passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family on Monday, April 21, 2014. George was born November 9, 1939 in Hamilton, OH to Rollie Watkins and Mary Lou Pappes. After graduating from Highline High School George eagerly enlisted in the Army. He proudly served his country from June 27, 1958 to August 31, 1963. After his time in the Army, George went on to get his college education and began working for the Boeing Company in 1957. After being laid off, he returned to Boeing in 1967, working his way up to Quality Director / Senior Manager for both the 747 and 767 lines. He retired after 39 years of service, but later returned to Boeing through contract to teach and share his knowledge and experience. George can best be described as a loving and devoted father, cherished friend, and overall head boss in charge. During his brave battle with cancer, George stated that the most important things in life are family and love. George will live on in the hearts of his five children, David Watkins, Cristy Watkins, Michael Watkins, Julianna Watkins and Jennifer Watkins; as well as by his three grandchildren, Katelyn Forsdal, Brandon Forsdal and Kristen Forsdal; and his great grandson Nathan Forsdal. A Celebration of Life Reception will be held at Evergreen Funeral Home, 4504 Broadway in Everett, WA on Sunday, May 4, 2014, beginning at 3:00pm. Please visit www.evergreen-fh.com to leave your condolences on George's online guestbook.

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"I first met George when I was working for Ken Sroufe as Internal Auditor. He was a nice guy and a true pro. A smile from George was always "just around the..." Ralph Bernard (Marysville, WA)

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