Esco E. Watkins, age 79, of Eldorado, passed away September 9, 2018 at 2:56 PM in Harrisburg Medical Center. Esco was born on November 15, 1938 in Ozark, IL. to the late Esco Ezra and Dilla (Faulkner) Watkins. On July 3, 1967, he married Judy (Newton) and she survives in Eldorado. Esco was a school bus driver and he attended of Cedar Bluff Church. He is survived by his wife Judy Watkins of Eldorado; 2 daughters: Carol Watkins of Harrisburg and Carrie Watkins of Eldorado; one grandson: Allen Gidcumb along with several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 12 Noon Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Boulden Cemetery near Eddyville. Those attending are asked to gather at the cemetery.