Kenneth P. Watkins

Kenneth Pat Watkins, 79, of Stuttgart passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, at Baptist Health-Stuttgart.

Mr. Watkins was born May 4, 1941, in Humphrey to William “Dub” and Helen Watkins. He served in the United States Air Force, was a retired parboil plant manager for Producers and a Methodist.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Pauline Strickland; brother, Buddy Watkins; sister-in-law, Von Watkins; and brother-in-law, Richard Meehan.

Survivors are his loving wife, Janice Watkins; son, Kenneth P. Watkins II (Michelle) of Hot Springs; two grandsons, Harrison Watkins (Lindee) and Tanner Watkins; brothers, Ralph Watkins of Little Rock and Charlie Watkins of Stuttgart; a sister, Faye Meehan of Stuttgart; sister-in-law, Joanna Watkins; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services, officiated by Bro. Thomas Bormann, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Lone Tree Cemetery chapel with burial to follow. In keeping with mandated restrictions due to the COVID pandemic, face masks must be worn and social distancing observed.

In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to the American Parkinson Disease Association or the Arthritis Foundation, in memory of our beloved Pat.


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