Buford Ray Watkins, age 82 of Suwanee, died March 17, 2009. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, March 19, 2009 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel. Interment White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth. Mr. Watkins, a native of Cleveland, GA, was a Army Veteran and had retired from General Motors after 30 years of service. He is survived by his daughters, Deborah Smith of Norcross, GA, Lori Cannon of Erie, CO, son Dennis Ray Watkins of Germantown, TN, 8 grandchildren and sister Guyrene Sexton of Gainesville, GA. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.