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Harvey J. Watkins Sr.

Harvey J. Watkins Sr., age 80, Of Radcliff, passed away Tuesday September 22, 2009 at his Residence in Radcliff.

He was a native of Pekin, IL.

Harvey was preceded in death by his first wife Helen Ruth Cribb Watkins and his second wife Dolores Sanders Watkins his parents James K. and Sadie Rae Marks Watkins. And a sister Pauline Gerecke

He was a life member of the N.R.A. the peace officers of Georgia, and a passed mason and a passed police officer, firefighter, and song writer.

He is survived by
Daughter, Carolyn "Chris" Dukes of Radcliff, KY.
Son, Harvey J. "Sonny" (Faye) Watkins Jr. of Brunswick, GA.
Sister, Donna Mae Inman of Meredosia, IL.
Sister, Mary Salbaugh of Whitmore Lake, MI.
Brother, Kenneth Watkins of Bowen, IL.
Brother, William "Bill" Watkins of Carthage, IL.
Grandchild, Johnathan M. Cain Sr.
Grandchild, Heather N. Watkins
Grandchild, Shannan M. Benner
Great-grandchild, Kaitlin M. Martin
Great-grandchild, Lindsey N. Benner
Great-grandchild, Sara E. Benner
Great-grandchild, Johnathan Cain Jr.

Funeral services will be held Friday 9/25/2009 2:00 PM at the Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Doug Sanders officiating. Burial will be at the Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be Thursday 9/24/2009 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM or Friday 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

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