Roger Ellis Watkins
November 12, 1940  -  February 7, 2018

Roger Ellis Watkins

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Memorial Service
St. Philips Episcopal Church
115 W. Mesquite St.
Uvalde, TX  78801
Thursday, February 15, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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St. Philips Episcopal School
343 N. Getty St.
Uvalde, TX  78801

I served in the Army.

Roger Ellis Watkins of Uvalde passed away on February 8, 2018 in San Antonio at the age of 77. He was born on November 12, 1940 in Uvalde, Texas to Clyde O’Neil Watkins and Martha Thomas Rogers Weightman.
He graduated from Uvalde High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict in Germany. He was employed in the livestock industry.
He is survived by his daughter, Shanna Coombs Graves and husband, Browder of Uvalde; grandchildren, Aaron Graves and Garrett Graves of Uvalde; sister, Martha (Molly) W. Hardesty of Waller; brothers, Harry O’Neal Watkins and wife, Joy and Beaumont Weightman Watkins and wife, Anna all of Uvalde; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Phoebe Beaumont Watkins Franklin.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church.
Memorials may be made to St. Philip’s Episcopal School in lieu of flowers.


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  1. Kendra Wood
    Uvalde, TX

    I wish I had known my friend you were called to heaven. Thank you for the great memories at Country Junction ,where you became a great friend.You were a guardian. .Bless you.Sincere Condolences to the family

  2. David & Jo Thompson
    Princeton, TX

    Please accept our Condolences, Sympathies and Prayers for the Family and Friends of Roger Watkins during this time of loss.

    Psalm 23

  3. Billy Joe Hargrove
    San Antonio, TX

    My condolences are with you all in the Watkins Family.....

  4. , TX

    My condolences are with you all in the Watkins Family.....

  5. Robert and Dorothy Parsons
    , TX

  6. Gary Gilbertson
    Uvalde, TX

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Rogers family . We got to know him well at Amistad and enjoyed many hours visiting with him .

  7. Jerry Evans
    Helotes, TX

    Peggy and I send our condolences to the Watkins family in your time of sadness.

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