CAHOKIA, ILL. — Andrew B. Watkins, 50, of Cahokia, Ill., formerly of Hayti, Mo., and East Sullivan, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ June 12, 2015, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., surrounded by his loving family after a valiant battle with lung cancer.
He was born Oct. 14, 1964, in Norfolk, Va., the son of Teresa and Donald Watkins. He is survived by his father and stepmother Donald and Barbara Watkins, East Sullivan, daughter Nichole Watkins, Suitland, Md., stepbrother Steven S. Garwood, Winthrop. He was predeceased by his mother Teresa Watkins, grandparents Geraldine and Bill Watkins, of Hayti, Mo., and Michael Treratola, grandfather, of Philadelphia, Pa.
A service was held in June and Andrew was buried in Hayti, Mo.