Delton A. Watkins, age 34, who had been serving with the U.S. Navy at Camp Peary, Virginia, died in the Norfolk Naval Hospital, Virginia, Friday morning.
Seaman Watkins was a son of the late James Watkins and Jennie Watkins, and was a native of Tower City. He attended Tower City Schools and Gettysburg College, and was a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania. He was manager of the Western Auto School, Tower City, prior to entering the Navy about a month ago.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Gladys [Hoover[ Watkins; one son, Craig Watkins; one sister, Mrs. Bernard Kopp of Bernardsville, New Jersey; and two brother, Clyde Watkins, of Adamsdale;and Joseph L. Watkins of Tower City.
This obituary appeared in a local newspaper at the time of his death.
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