KEARNEY — Steven Lee Watkins, 57, of Kearney died of cancer Thursday, July 16, 2020, at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at New Life Church in Kearney with the Rev. Roger Wendt officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery northeast of Gothenburg.

Visitation will be 3-5 p.m., Sunday at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services.

Steve was born Sept. 25, 1962, in Cozad to Sharon White and Glen Watkins.

He worked for Eaton Corporation in Kearney for 22 years and was a member of New Life Church.

Survivors are his children, Brian (Emily) Watkins of Garden City, Kansas, James Watkins of Kearney and Rebecca (Ryan) Levell of O’Fallon, Missouri; his mother, Sharon Caraballo; his father, Glen Watkins; brothers, Dave Watkins and Robert Watkins; his beloved three granddaughters; his many nieces and nephews; his two dogs, Bob and Rocky; and his cat, Cat.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Watkins.

Memorials may be made to New Life Church Kingdom Builders or The Salvation Army.

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