Kenneth Watkins, 89, passed away Aug. 3, 2008 in Carson City. Kenneth was born Sept. 16, 1918 in Listie, Pa., to Wilbur and Viola Watkins.
Kenneth was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the Mediterranean Theater, where he served as a staff sergeant in charge of the armory on a B-17 Aircraft. After his discharge, Kenneth and his wife, Dolores, traveled to Alaska where they spent a number of years in the Alaskan frontier building their own home.
Kenneth worked for the U.S. government for over 20 years as a property procurement officer, retiring in 1976.
Kenneth and Dolores were married September 9, 1944. His wife just passed away May 1, 2010.
Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is in charge of final arrangements.