John Frederick Watkins, 57, of Jonesville passed away unexpectedly early Monday evening, November 11, 2019, at Promedica Coldwater Hospital. He was born June 13, 1962, in Hudson, MI the son of the son of Ralph F. and Geraldine (Morast) Watkins. He married Robin Armstrong on May 26, 2006, in Lansing, MI and she survives.
John was a quiet, soft spoken and reserved man that was always willing to help someone. He was a self employed construction worker, had a love for animals, especially his two pet dogs, Billy and Roscoe.
Surviving John besides his wife, Robin of Jonesville, are his mother, Geraldine Watkins of Hudson, MI; three sons, Tyler Watkins, Ryan and Robert Page; two sisters, Sylvia (Bert) Roberts of Hillsdale, MI and Cindy (Tom) Connolly of Jonesville, MI; one brother, Ed (Rhonda) Watkins of Montpelier; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, Ralph he was preceded in death by a brother, Brian Paul Watkins in infancy.
At John’s request cremation has taken place. There will be a graveside service at Maple Grove Cemetery in Jefferson Township at a later date.