Carl R. Watkins

December 21, 1947 - June 16, 2020

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Carl Watkins, 72 of Lakeview, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in his home surrounded by his loving family.

Carl was born December 21, 1947 in Urbana, Ohio the son of the late Henry and Florence (Donahue) Watkins. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam era. He retired after 30 years of working in the City of Urbana. Carl loved living at Indian Lake, especially when his kids and grandkids came to visit. He loved his family! Carl enjoyed fishing with his sons. He had a lot of friends and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Carl is survived by his wife, Bonnie (Traylor) Watkins, who together they raised 4 children; Terry (Dawn) Traylor and Lori Ann , Brian (Mandy), Brad (Shanae) Watkins; his grandchildren, Richard, Brian, Dylan, Lexanne, Brenden, Nicholas, Brianne, Kaitlyn, Kasey, Cameron, Will, Jasmine, Zachary and Aaliyah; his great grandchildren, Isabella and Liam; his brother, Ed (Peg) Watkins as well as several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Ken Watkins.

Per Carl's wishes a private service will be held at the family's convenience.

Arrangements entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Robert & Deborah Aranda - Jun 25, 2020
Deepest condolences to the family so sorry to hear about Carl big hugs Bonnie thinking of you xoxo
Tami (Jones) Stryker - Jun 22, 2020
There are no words that can take away your pain or mend your broken hearts. For if I were capable I would do so. I knew Mouse my entire life. Rest assured that he Kenny and my dad (John Jones) are already cracking jokes, playing ball or horseshoes. My heart goes out to you all. Rest Easy Mouse 💙
Bob and Margaret Huffman-Tony Chamberlain's family - Jun 22, 2020
We are so very saddened to hear of Carl's passing. He always had a smile and was always happy to talk with you. He was a good fellow for sure! Our sincerest condolences to all his family and we will lift up prayers for comfort for all of you.
Jerri morrow - Jun 20, 2020
So sad to hear of Carl's passing. It will take time but I hope all of you can find peace. Sending love and healing.
Anna Garvey Taulbee - Jun 20, 2020
Carl was a very good man...Loved his wife dearly amd loved his kids...My grandma and Grandpa thought the world of him amd Bonnie...Carl will be missed dearly...
Rick Slone - Jun 19, 2020
I'm sorry for your loss may god be with the family 😢
Robert and Toni Ramey - Jun 19, 2020
Carl was a great person and could always put a smile on your face. He will be missed. May God bless Carl and all of his family.

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