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Bobby Joseph Watkins, Jr.

December 29, 1979 March 4, 2019
Bobby Joseph Watkins, Jr.
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Obituary for Bobby Joseph Watkins, Jr.

Bobby Joseph Watkins, Jr., 39, of Shreve passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at the home of his parents surrounded by his family. He fought a hard battle, following brain surgery last fall.

Bobby was born Dec. 29, 1979 in Wooster, OH to Bobby Joseph and Deborah Kay (Clason) Watkins Sr.. Bobby loved spending time with family and friends, watching the Browns, hunting, fishing, campfires and drinking beer. He was self-employed as a stonemason, making wonderful patios, fire pits and all kinds of stone structures.  

Surviving in addition to his parents are three daughters, Nikkole (John) Malone of Miniot, N.D., Kaylee Watkins and Jaaryn Watkins both of Millersburg; two grand children, Hilary and J.P. Malone of Miniot, N.D.; the mother of his children, Jen F. Immel of Millersburg; a sister, Whitney Dallas of Shreve; a brother, Aaron Joseph Watkins of Strasburg; a special niece, De’Aysia Dallas; a special nephew, Jace Watkins; his girl friend Chandra Farner of West Salem and her children; and a special sister-in-law Tammy Watkins. 

Preceding Bobby in death was his paternal grandmother Thelma Stovall; maternal grandparents, Harold and Daisy (Clotine) Craig and a very special friend Chris Hamrick. 

A gathering for family and friends to share stories and remember all the wonderful times spent with Bobby will be Monday, March 11, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Shreve United Methodist Church Activity Center, 430 N. Main St., Shreve, OH. Schlabach Funeral Home, Shreve is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at    The family suggests memorial contributions be made to First Knox National Bank c/o Kaylee Watkins to help with funeral expenses. 

The family would also like to say thank you to LifeCare Hospice for the wonderful care given to Bobby during his illness.

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4:00 PM 3/11/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/11/2019 7:00:00 PM
Shreve United Methodist

430 N. Main St.
P.O. Box 525
Shreve, OH 44676

Shreve United Methodist
430 N. Main St. Shreve 44676 OH
United States

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