It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Eric Andrew Watkins Sr. (55) He passed away on Wednesday, January 10th, 2024.
Eric was born on May 2nd, 1968, in Covington, LA. He was the youngest of 4 children. At a young age Eric was intrigued by cars and the mechanics of taking things apart. He would go on later in life to a trade school and receive his Mechanic Technician Certification. During his time going to school, Eric worked with his father and his uncles, laying brick, doing carpentry work, and building houses. Eric was a master of many trades, and a hard worker. He also held a job at Paul's Auto Sales of Picayune from the age of 14 up until his passing. He also went on to receive his certification as an Electrician, this he was extremely proud of. He was a hard working and determined soul. No one and nothing could stop him if he was, "On A Roll". He dedicated his life to providing for his family. Eric was a loving father of two children, and a loving grandfather to his two grand daughters.