Stan E. Watkins (1951 - 2014)

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Stan E. Watkins, 63, of Beardstown died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at his home.

He was born January 31, 1951, in Beardstown, the son of Floyd "Mick" and Elizabeth Robbins Watkins.

Surviving is his sister, Jean (husband, Tom) Jones of Beardstown; two brothers, Dave (wife, Margie) Watkins of Morris and Terry (wife, Brenda) Watkins of Beardstown; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Mike Watkins.

Stan graduated from Beardstown High School in the Class of 1970. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Stan worked as a bartender and waiter at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, now Doubletree, in Springfield for many years. He was a member of Grace Bible Church in Beardstown. His greatest joys were his church, his friends and his family.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials have been suggested to Grace Bible Church. Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at
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202 East 8th Street
Beardstown, IL 62618
(217) 323-2001
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Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on June 20, 2014
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