Harry Lee Watkins

March 12, 1942 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Harry Watkins Obituary

Harry Lee Watkins, 81, of Somerset, died January 13, 2024 at his home. Born March 12, 1942 in Shade Township, he is the son of Clarence and Elsie (Walker) Watkins. Preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Lester, Earl, and Jay Watkins, and sister Erma Lyons. Survived by his wife the former M. Jane Glessner to whom he was married 58 years, children, Tim Watkins and wife Sharon of Berlin, and Tammy Sheeler and husband Bob of Savannah, GA, grandchildren, Brooke Sheeler and fiance David Chambers, and Will Sheeler, brothers, Dalton Watkins, Lynn Watkins and wife Hazel, and Lloyd Watkins and wife Linda. Harry was a 1962 graduate of Berlin Brothersvalley High School, he was a US Army Veteran of Vietnam. He worked earlier in his life on the farm of Tom and Sarah Maust, later as owner/operator of Somerset Sewing Center for 28 years where he retired and following that he drove for Health Ride, he was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Berlin, American Legion, and enjoyed traveling in his motor home with his wife, and riding in his golf cart with his dog Lizzy visiting his neighbors. Friends received 11 a.m- 1 p.m. Friday at the Trinity United Church of Christ, Berlin where a service will immediately follow at 1 p.m with Reverend Dr. David Williams officiating. Interment Somerset County Memorial Park. Military rites accorded by the Somerset County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Trinity UCC 600 Main St, Berlin, PA 15530, Somerset Humane Society PO Box 182, Somerset, PA 15501, American Cancer Society, or American Lung Assn. Arrangements by the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Somerset. To leave a condolence please visit

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