Melvin B. Watkins Sr.
unknown - August 3, 2012
Melvin B. Watkins Sr. 88 of Jordan died Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in Auburn Community Hospital. Born in Montezuma, Mel lived in Jordan since 1937. He was a 1941 graduate of Jordan High School and an Army veteran of WWII. Mel was formerly employed at Silver Brook Dairy and he retired as service parts manager at H.O. Clark, Inc. He was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Jordan.
Surviving are his wife of 66 years Matilda (Tillie) Albano Watkins, his son Butch and his wife Marjorie of Virginia Beach, VA and his daughter Dr. Carol D. Watkins of Phoenix, AZ, 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in St. Patrick’s Church. Rite of Committal and burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, P.O. Box 567, Jordan 13080