ST. LOUIS - Steven M. Watkins, 53, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at St. Louis University Hospital.
He was born Feb. 2, 1959, in Alexandria, Va., the son of Ronnie S. Palmer and Eunice Crocker.
He was a beloved father of Lauren and Lindsey Watkins; and a dear brother of Teresa Bryant, Kenneth Watkins, Brenda Crocker and Junior Palmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Cimbalista Watkins.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary in St. Louis. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment will follow at J.B. National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Lauren & Lindsey Watkins Educational Trust Fund at Bank of America.
Condolences can be shared at www.hoffmei-stercolonial.com.