Gary Lee Watkins, 68, of Salem passed away at his home on Friday, June 8, 2012. Mr. Watkins was born in Salem on August 9, 1943 the son of the late William E and Dorothy E. (Middleton) Watkins; he was a member of the United States Marine Corp Reserve and was a Senior Project Manager at SES, LLC. He was of the Presbyterian faith and was an avid woodworker. Survivors include his wife of 45 years Judith A. (Capots) Watkins of Salem whom he married on May 7, 1966; two sons, Nicholas R. (Becky Campbell) Watkins of Hilliard, Ohio, Richard D. (Susan) Watkins of Stow, Ohio and one granddaughter Stephanie. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 11:00AM at Brown Funeral Home in Salem with Pastor Lou Raymond officiating and Military Honors by the Salem Honor Guard. Friends may call the hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Boardman. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.brownfhonline.com. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home.