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Richard Watkins

July 24, 1946 — January 30, 2018

Richard A. Watkins, 71, of Covington, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at his residence.  He was born July 24, 1946, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Richard and Frieda (Joseph) Watkins.  He married Roberta ‘Bobbie’ (Schafer) Watkins, and she survives.

Mr. Watkins will also be missed and remembered by his four children, Amber (Richard) Cartwright of Covington, Richard Watkins (Morgan Anthony) of Piqua, Eric Watkins of Covington, and Amanda (Justin) Rhoades of Franklin, Ind.; two sisters, Pam (Bill) Pond of Wilmington and Susie (Harold) Zeh of Fla.; and eight grandchildren.

Richard was a self-employed carpet layer for over 50 years.  He enjoyed bingo, classic cars, riding his Harley, and his cockatoo parrot ‘Si’.

A time to celebrate his life will be held from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, February 3, at Fields of Grace Worship Center, 326 E. Troy Pike, Covington.  Arrangements are in care of Moore Funeral Home, Covington.  Online tributes may be left for the family at

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Saturday, February 3, 2018

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fields of Grace Worship Center

326 E Troy Pk, Covington, OH 45318

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