Ryan Gilbert Watkins
Date Of Birth: 12/14/1971
Date of Death: 12/28/2021
Covid-19 took his life in just two weeks. And, thanks to covid he died alone.
Born in Tulare, CA to Richard and Judy (Revels) Watkins. He, brother, and mom and dad moved to Redmond, OR when Ryan was in the second grade.
Attended elementary and high school in Redmond and received his GED at Central Oregon Community College.He spent his growing up years bike racing, karate, bow shooting, and love, love, loved Star Wars. He was also a lifelong gamer.
Ryan loved cats. There were others but Ferguson (Fergi) was his furry buddy for over 20 years.
Like his grandfather he too had a gift for creating beautiful pieces of furniture out of wood. Without a pattern he built large and small corner cabinets, a rocking chair, shelves, and toilet paper holders. If we could name it he could build it. And a perfectionist at refinishing furniture as well.
He was employed in Tigard, OR as a warehouseman at the time of his death.
He is survived by his parents, his daughter Tracyann, his brother Kirk (and wife Lysa), niece Samantha (husband Cam), great nieces Dally and Harper, and great nephew Rhett. And his Uncle Dale and many cousins. He is preceded in death by his son Camron as well as both sets of grandparents.