GYPSUM - Jeremy Lee Watkins, 42, of Gypsum, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019.

He was born in Salina, on Sept. 21, 1976, a son of Kathy (Young) Allison, of McPherson and the late James Watkins.

Jeremy was a sergeant and a 20-year veteran of the Salina Police Department. 

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer (Kasper) Watkins; children, Kaitlyn and Kolton Watkins; and brother, Brandon Watkins (Jaron) of Lindsborg.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at Salemsborg Lutheran Church, 3831 W. Salemsborg Road, Smolan, Kansas.

Memorial Service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 25 at Salemsborg Lutheran Church with the Rev. Ethan Feistner officiating.

Memorials may be made to Bennington State Bank, memo Watkins Memorial Education Fund, sent in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio St., Salina, Kansas.

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