Richard Anderson Watson, 86 of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Oakwood Health & Rehab. Center. He was born on Sunday, Feb. 2, 1930 in Bedford County, a son of the late John Daniel Watson and Mattie Anderson Watson. He was a retired from Rubatex, was also a farmer and a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Laura Mae Bays Watson; his son, Wayne R. Watson and wife, Cathy of Bedford; his daughter, Karen W. Craig and husband, Ray of Bedford; two granddaughters, Mickey Craig and Tori Watson. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider the Moneta Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 497, Moneta, VA 24121. Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 2 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating. Interment was private. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, VA 24523-1803
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2016