David Alan Watkins

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INDIANAPOLIS -- David Alan Watkins passed away at home on July 30, 2019, at the age of 59.
David is survived by his wife, Rickie, of 24 years. He will be greatly missed by his three children, Kaity, Aidan, and Kambree Watkins of Indianapolis; his mother, Connie Smith (Jack) of Anderson, Indiana; father, Riley Watkins (Donna) of Bruce Crossing, Michigan; his sister, Kathy Howe (Jamie) of Indianapolis; brother- in-law, Steve Soderberg (Amanda); in-laws, Jim and Bobbie Rubingh of Colorado; as well as several nieces and nephews.
David was born in Niles, Michigan, on Sept. 11, 1959. He graduated from Highland High School in 1977 and went on to earn a bachelor's degree from Ball State University. He was employed by the Marion County Health Department.
David had a fondness for history, the outdoors, and enjoyed genealogy and antiquing.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Aug. 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Flanner Buchanan, 1305 Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240. https://www.alz.org/indiana/donate
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Dan Osburn
Aug 05, 2019
Dave and I share memories from the track and cross country teams at highland High School. I miss you, buddy.
Bruce Starns
Aug 04, 2019
Sorry to hear about the loss in the family. Thinking of the family today.
Lara Schmutte
Aug 04, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
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Aug 04, 2019
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Mike and Pat Soderberg
Aug 02, 2019
Rickie,
So sorry to hear of your loss. You and the kids will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Much Love,
Uncle Mike and Aunt Pat
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Aug 02, 2019
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