AGE: 86 • Neptune
Herbert Watkins, 86 of Neptune, NJ passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016. Known as "Pros" to his family and friends, he served in both the Army and Marines. After finishing his service in California he returned to his hometown of Long Branch, NJ where he met and married his wife Lorraine. They were married for 58 years and had three children.
Herbert worked at J.F. Kiely Construction for 36 years, and was a dedicated and hardworking father and husband, who took pride in helping his family and friends. He was an avid fisherman and collector of model trains and a member of the Shark River Surf Anglers and the Masonic Lodge out of Long Branch.
He is survived by his wife Lorraine and three wonderful and loving children Kimberly Blied, John P. Watkins, Heide Sheridan and one sister, Virginia (Ginny) Morris. Condolences may be offered online at www.elyfuneral home.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 28, 2016