Craig Watkins - January 04, 2009Craig Watkins was born on Feb. 16, 1953 in Denver. He was the youngest of six children born to Jay and Amy Olson Watkins of Venango, Neb. He lived at the Beatrice State Developmental Center his entire life and died at the Beatrice Community Hospital on Sunday night, Jan. 4, 2009. He had reached the age of 55.
He was preceded in death by his father and an infant brother, Jay Jr.
He is survived by his mother, Amy, of Lincoln, Neb.; three brothers, Doug and wife Linda of Florence, Ariz., Clint of Ecuador,
South America, and Bruce and wife Pat of Lincoln and one sister, Mary Ann and husband Bob Stallings of Lincoln.
His body was cremated. Committal services were held on Friday, Jan. 9 at the Venango Cemetery with John Long officiating.
Bullock-Long Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.