Timothy Paul Watkins (54) of Louisville


Published on July 20 2012 1:34 pm

Timothy Paul Watkins, 54, of Louisville, Illinois died Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 7:15 p.m. at his home.

Private family services will be held at Neal Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 24 from 5-8 p.m. at Neal Funeral Home, Louisville. Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made to Clay County Cancer Support Group/Clay County Hospice. Online condolences may be left at www.jwnealfuneralhome.net.

Timothy was born December 1, 1957 in Effingham, the son of Paul Elmore and Audrey Evelyn (Hill) Watkins. He married Cammy Nettleton May 19, 1953 in Effingham. He worked for Fedders for 25 years and Hella for seven years. He was a member of NRA, Ducks Unlimited, LP Fishing Club, Lifetime Gardeners Association and was a Master Gardener.

Survivors include his wife; son, Travis (wife Christina) Watkins of Toledo; daughter, Brittany (husband Michael) Pagel of Louisville; brothers, David (wife Phyllis) Watkins of Wheeler; Jack (wife Janice) Watkins of Hidalgo; sisters, Paula (husband Bill) Jewell of Concord, N.H., Ann (husband Don) Derosier of Concord, N.Y., Becky (husband Dave) Kistner of Newton, Pam Beachamp of Evansville, Ind.; three grandchildren, Dominic Thoele and Nevada Watkins of Toledo, Makayla Pagel of Louisville; sisters-in-law, Cathy (husband Doug) Briscoe of Louisville, Jennifer (husband Dale) Sproat of Evansville, Ind.; mother-in-law, Carol Nettleton of Louisville; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.