Ronald David Watson(1946 - 2014)

SMITHVILLE – Ronald David Watson, 67, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at his home. Born Nov. 24, 1946, in Terrell, Ark., he was a son of Willard Dee and Elizabeth Christine Potts Watson. He attended school in Germantown, Tenn., and Smithville. Before his retirement, he worked in auto body repair. Having a kind, loving, and jovial spirit, he was known for his generosity. He was passionate about veterans' organizations and the NRA. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army; and he enjoyed bass fishing, reading, watching the History Channel and SciFi Network, and target shooting.
A memorial gathering visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening, March 23, at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory.
Survivors include two sons, Gregory Allen Watson of Austin, Texas and Brian David Watson of Mooreville; two sisters, Judy Sims (Wayne) of Amory and JoAnn Hubert of Pontotoc; one brother, Glen Watson of Verona; three grandchildren, Calvin Watson, Andrew Watson and Camryn Watson; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, James Edgeworth and Robert Earl Elliot.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Watson; and a brother-in-law, Marvin Hubert.
Condolences may be expressed at eepicklefuneralhome.
Memorials may be made to the NRA, to Amory Municipal Library or to any Veterans' organization.

Funeral Home

E.E. Pickle Funeral Home
500 Third Avenue South Amory, MS 38821
(662) 256-2644

Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Mar. 23, 2014