Brian Eugene Watkins (Gene) of Ridgely, MD, passed away at his home on Saturday, September 11, 2021 with his loving wife at his side. He was 65 years old.
Born in Baltimore, Gene was the son of William S. Watkins Sr. and Katherine G. Wilson Watkins. In1984, he and his family moved from Annapolis Cape Saint Claire to the Eastern Shore. This move enabled Gene to pursue his love of the outdoors. His hobbies included, fishing, crabbing, gardening, landscaping, classic car shows, breeding and raising Pekingese dogs, camping with family and friends, and building and refinishing furniture. Gene was a very talented carpenter, working in home and commercial construction. He loved his job and hobbies, family, friends and especially time with his grandson was his most cherished moments.
In addition to his wife, Wendy Watkins, Gene is survived by his two children: Amanda Corrice (Jake) of Dover, PA and Mathew Kline (Sarah Griffiths) of Cambridge, MD; a grandson: Dale Eugene Corrice; siblings: Buddy Adams (Dotty) of Centreville, Cathy Adams of Grasonville, Betty Watkins of Galas, VA, Jimmy Watkins (Terry) of Henderson, Dorothy M. Watkins of Centreville; sister-in-law: Linda Watkins of Price, MD; several nieces and nephews. Gene is preceded in death by a brother, William Spencer Watkins, Jr. Mother Kathrine G. Wilson Watkins, Father William Spencer Watkins Sr. and Brother Robert E. Watkins
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 18th at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A. located at 12 South Second Street in Denton where friends may visit from 10 to 11 am prior to the funeral service. The interment will be at Church Hill Cemetery in Church Hill
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests sending memorial donations to the Compass Regional Hospice, 160 Coursevall Drive, Centreville, MD 21617
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Compass Regional Hospice
160 Coursevall Drive, Centreville MD 21617