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Robert R. Watson


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Robert R. Watson Obituary
ROBERT R. WATSON, age 88 of Hudson, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility in Hillsdale, Michigan.

He was born on August 22, 1925, in Litchfield, Michigan to William H. Watson and Flossie M. (Wilcox) Watson-Prescott. He never married.

Bob lived his early life in Hillsdale, and then in Hudson since 1952.

He attended Somerset Center Schools. He was formerly employed at Hudson Plating Company, he then worked for the city of Hudson and then he worked for the Hudson Post Gazette newspaper. He was a former member of the Hudson Wesleyan Church and a member of the First Baptist Church of Hudson.

Bob enjoyed the Gospel Barn in Hillsdale and he enjoyed parades and the Hillsdale Fair. He also liked to fish when he was younger.
Bob is survived by one sister; Dorothy (Walter) Gentry of Hudson, one brother; Walter (Gladys) Watson of North Adams, one niece; Penny (Lupe) Gimenez of Hillsdale, two nephews; Thomas (Patricia) Gentry of El Paso, Texas, Ronald Gentry of Jackson, many great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces, great-great nephews and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister; Leona Watson.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson, with Pastor John Rath officiating. Burial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery in Hudson. Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. on Friday until the time of the service on Friday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Hudson.

View this obituary and send condolences to the family at: www.brownvanhemert.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Feb. 21, 2014
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