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John "Stretch" Watkins

April 15, 1950 — June 24, 2018

Columbus, OH

John Watkins “Stretch” 68, Passed away Sunday June 24, 2018 at home at approximately 10:16 AM in Columbus, Ohio.

John was born to the late William and Mattie (Mayo) Watkins on Saturday April 15, 1950.

John is survived by his loving wife Marty Watkins; his children John and Windy Birdsong, John and Olisa Watkins III, Dawn, Vanessa, Nikki, Andrew and Jessica; Brother Robert Watkins and Robert Blake; Sister Lorna Watkins, 30 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Friends and other Family Members.

A Funeral Service will be held 1:00 PM on Thursday July 5, 2018 at the Edwards Funeral Service Chapel 1166 Parsons Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43206. Family will accepts friends from 12:00 PM until the time of the service.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

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