Virgil Walter Watson Jr.

Virgil Walter Watson, Jr. January 1, 1947 – August 23, 2013 Virgil Walter Watson Jr. passed away at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction on August 23, 2013, at the age of 66. Virg was born in Oberlin, Kansas on January 1, 1947, to Alta Allen and Virgil Watson, Sr. He graduated from Stratton High School in Nebraska in 1964. Virg spent the majority of his career in sales, specifically auto sales. When not closing his deals, Virg was an avid fisherman and devoted Tony Stewart NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed spending time with his favorite, and only brother, Allen Watson, and Al's wife, Rebecca. Although Virg never had any children of his own, he loved and spoiled his nieces, Kelly and Jodie (Chanse Brackett) to no end. Virg also was enjoying his new role as great-uncle to Jace Brackett. His quick wit, ready laugh and infectious smile will be missed by all. Services will be held Friday, August 30, 2013, 1:00 p.m. at Clifton Christian Church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to or Clifton Christian Church.

Published in The Daily Sentinel on Aug. 29, 2013