David was born October 23, 1949, and passed from this earth on February 24, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Billie Watkins; daughters, Sarah (Will) Warren, Kirby Watkins, Anna (Greg) Fason, and Sabrina Rice; six grandchildren; sister, Donna (Roosevelt) Banks; Niece and nephew and other extended family.David was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Pearl Watkins.David lived in Natchez, Mississippi for many years before transferring job and moving to Tennessee. He worked for Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company ( Pirelli Tire Company) for almost thirty years. He owned Hendersonville Skate Center for over fifteen years. vacationing in Florida.David was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed vacationing in Florida. He will be missed by all who knew him.