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Carl T. Watkins

September 15, 2019


Carl T. Watkins, 76, of Tampa, passed away September 15, 2019.  Carl was born  in Shelbyville, Missouri on November 25, 1942. .  He graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1960 before attending Hannibal-LaGrange College.  Carl received his accounting degree in 1964   from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and then became a Certified Public Accountant.  Carl worked as an auditor for the Army Air Force Exchange for several years before he moved to Florida in 1979 and settled in Tampa in the early 1980's and opened up his own CPA firm.   He was a sports fan, especially a fan of the Baylor Bears and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Carl was preceded in death by his brother Ralph Watkins and his parents Donald and Esther Watkins. Carl is survived by his sister Charlotte (Lynn) Riley of Shelbina Missouri and two nephews and a niece, Brent (Amanda) Watkins of Bolivar Missouri, Jason (Sara) Riley of Springfield Missouri, and Jill (Joe) Young of Robinson Illinois. Also surviving are 6 great nieces and 1 great nephew. Memorial service will be held in Shelbina MO at a later date.



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