Russel K. Watkins, 63, of West Point, IL died at 2:23 pm Monday August 3, 2020 at his home in West Point.
Russel attended Southeastern Schools. He was employed at Squires Auto Salvage as a mechanic and was a member of the Augusta Assembly of God Church. Russel served his country in the United States Navy.
He is survived by four children, Jack Watkins of Dolan Springs, AZ, Dawn Husted of Loraine, IL, Travis (Jessica) Watkins of West Point, IL and Timothy Watkins of Quincy, IL, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a sister, Susie (David) Walker of Bowen, IL 4 brothers, Kenneth “Dude” (Bonnie) Watkins of Bowen, IL, Danny Watkins of Bowen, IL, Ronald “Joe” (Lynn) Watkins of Bowen, IL, John (Sandra) Watkins of Sterling, IL. and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Claude Watkins and a sister, Kathern Wise.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday August 7, 2020 at the Augusta Assembly of God Church in Augusta, IL with Pastors Pasty and Jerry Spratt officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in Bowen cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of services at the church.
Memorials may be made to his family to help with expenses.
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