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Richard J. Watson


1933 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Richard J. Watson Obituary
Richard J. Watson 1933-2017
84, passed away Sept. 5, 2017. He was born on June 15, 1933 the son of the late Guy and Dorothy Watson. He graduated from McKinley High School. Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean Conflict. He was a man of great faith and was a member of Canton Baptist Temple. Richard had many accomplishments but the greatest was his love for his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; beloved infant daughter, Sharon Louise; and brother, Don Watson. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Jeanne Watson; sons, Steve (Rebecca) Watson, Timothy (Pamela) Watson and Jay (Dena) Watson; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hurricane Harvey Salvation Army Fund. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 7:00 p.m. at the Reed Funeral Home (CANTON CHAPEL). Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Canton Baptist Temple (515 Whipple Ave NW Canton). Interment will take place at East Nimishillen Cemetery. The family invites you to share fond memories and sign the online guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Repository on Sept. 7, 2017
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