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Eric Caleb Watson

1957 - 2016
Eric Caleb Watson Obituary
Eric Caleb Watson


Transitioned from labor to reward suddenly but peacefully at his home on July 17, 2016 . Eric was born in Milford DE., to the late Elwood J. and Susan F. Watson on July 24, 1957 and was a 32 year resident of Plainfield. Mr. Watson was employed as the Director of Plainfield Public Works and Urban Planning, and previously as the executive director of the Plainfield Municipal Utility Authority for 16 yrs. Mr. Watson was a graduate of Rutgers University, Livingston Campus and completed graduate course work at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated and Stone Square Lodge #38 F&A .M. P.H.A. 32nd degree, past Potentate Golconda Temple #24 Mystic Shrine. Preceded in death by his parents Elwood J. and Susan F. Watson Eric leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of31 years Tanya Watson, his beautiful daughters Erika and Korey Watson, granddaughter Maliyah Richards, brothers Bruce, Stephen(Kerri) and Dr. David Watson, sisters Marsha Johnson (Alvin), Susan Watson- Holloway and Stephanie Watson and Mother in law Dr. Willa Cofield and a host of beloved family and friends. , Visitation will be held Friday 1-5PM at the Plainfield City Hall Library. Alpha Phi Alpha and Masonic ceremonies to begin at 6:30PM , both at Plainfield High School . Community Life celebration 7:30-9PM .Funeral services will be held Saturday July 23rd Viewing 10AM Service 11AM at the Plainfield High School Arrnagments by Judkins.
Published in Courier News on July 21, 2016
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