Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: John P. Watkins, Jr.

  • John P. Watkins, Jr., 67, Augusta, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013
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  • John P. Watkins, Jr., 67, Augusta, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.
    Memorial service 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Headley Funeral Chapel.   
    John was born in Winfield on Nov. 8, 1946, to the late Pansy Ruth (Smith)  and John Patrick Watkins.  He served in the Army National Guard.  John had been a credit manager for SIC Credit Union and Beneficial,  an auto salesman for Dick Hatfield Chevrolet, Rod Smith Chevrolet and Goodwill Industries. He also worked for Bill Ledgerwood RV Sales and Prairie State Bank as a branch manager in Mulvane.  
    He is survived by: sons, John Watkins III and wife Christy of Rose Hill and James Watkins and wife Kathy of Augusta; step-daughter, Tabitha Basgall and husband Aaron of Rose Hill; grandchildren, Ryan, Garrett, Blake and Aaron Watkins; Logan and Sabrina Basgall.  
    Donations to Wounded Warriors Project 1111 W 22nd Street, #620 Oak Brook, IL 60523.

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