Jay Lee Watkins, born March 15, 1939 passed away on August 26, 2020, at the age of 81 years old. Jay served 32 years in the Military proudly. He also drove truck long haul for 20 years, across the United States. He worked on trucks and cars, keeping active as well as learning what interested him.

He is the father of 10 wonderful children, who gifted him with 22 grandchildren and 20 great grandkids, with 1 great- great grandkid. He is missed greatly but we are all thankful he is in Heaven now and no longer in pain. God bless and hold you safely Jay.

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Salt Lake City, UT

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Aug 31, 2020

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I knew him from just a kid we grew up together his mom was my grandma and my mom was his sister we had a lot of fun he will be missed.

Peggy Johnson , Tacoma, WA, US Sep 03, 2020

You will always Be missed r.i.p

Crystal-chris -gabby vance , Laurel, MT, US Sep 02, 2020

Uncle Jay, it’s been a while since I came over to see you. But I thought of you often. You will be dearly missed. Thank you for taking in 2 of our beloved pets. Snoop yesrs should and Hoppi not to long ago. I know that you gave them both so much love and attention. Thank you forever. Love you,


Bette Portet , Midvale, UT, US Sep 01, 2020

That should read Snoopy years ago. Also should say Bette Porter

Bette Portet , Midvale, UT, US Sep 03, 2020


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    Grandpa Jay with Great Grandson Lex