The City of Westminster mourns the passing of former Mayor Ed Watkins

The City of Westminster learned Wednesday of the passing of former Mayor Clifton “Ed” Watkins on Tuesday. The City of Westminster expresses its sadness and mourns with his family.

Clifton “Ed” Watkins served on the Westminster City Council from 1964-1966 and as the Mayor of the City of Westminster from 1968-1972 and 1974-1976.

Mayor Brian Ramey said: “I have known Mr. Ed for most of my life. He gave many in our
community a hand up and he and Ms. Betty became good friends to my wife and I. He served the City of Westminster, his church, and all of Westminster well, as Mayor. He had a kind and giving spirit and was always eager to help and support many in our community. We will remember and appreciate him and his family for many years to come. My heart breaks for Ms. Betty and He will be missed by us all. Our hearts and prayers go out to her and the rest of the family.”