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Leroy Watkins

October 17, 1933 July 2, 2019
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Leroy "Papaw" Watkins, age 85, of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Caldwell Medical Center.

Leroy was a retired foreman for Kentucky Stone and served as a Veteran of the United States Army in the Korean War. He was a member of Kincheloe Memorial Church of God of Christ. He never met a stranger and everyone loved him.

He is survived by two daughters, Joycelyn Elliott of Princeton, Delessia Dequentin and husband, Marvin, of Princeton; five sons, Bruce Watkins of Evansville, IN, Wendell Taylor of Princeton, Freddie Taylor of Lexington, Greg Riley of Princeton, Chris Riley of Princeton; one brother, Ernest Baker of Cadiz; two sister-in-laws, Christine Dooley of TN, Tipnice and Aubrey Smith of Louisville; 32 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and Prissy, his dog.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evangeline Harris Watkins; parents, Garnett Watkins and Carolyn Harris; two daughters, Karen Davis, Peggy Riley; two brothers, Charles Hill, Lois Watkins.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM Monday, July 8, 2019 at Morgan's Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, July 8, 2019 at Morgan's Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Military Rites.

You may light a candle or leave a message with the family at www.morgansfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Monday

8

Jul

11:00 AM 7/8/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 7/8/2019 1:00:00 PM
Morgan's Funeral Home

301 W Washington St.
Princeton, KY 42445

Morgan's Funeral Home
301 W Washington St. Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

8

Jul

1:00 PM 7/8/2019 1:00:00 PM
Morgan's Funeral Home

301 W Washington St.
Princeton, KY 42445

Morgan's Funeral Home
301 W Washington St. Princeton 42445 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cedar Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

410 Stone St
Princeton, KY 42445

410 Stone St Princeton 42445 KY
United States
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