Jordan Bradley Watson, of Liberty, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. He was 17.
Born on Nove. 11, 2003, in Somerset, Kentucky, he was the son of Jeremy Tyler Watson and Amanda Cain. Jordan was a senior at Casey County High School where he was active in AF JROTC and a "straight A" student. He formerly played baseball and track at the high school. He was a current employee at Hardees. Jordan was a young Christian man who captured the hearts of all with his smile. He was baptized at Salem United Methodist Church. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all those who knew him.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by four sisters, Haley Roy, Breanna Hanson, Aaliyah Scott, all of Liberty, and Kalisa Watson of Lexington; his fiancé, Layla Howard; maternal grandfather, R.C. Cain of Liberty; paternal grandparents, Johnny Ray and Kathy Watson of Liberty; his aunt who helped raise him, Lisa Watson of Liberty; and special cousins who grew up with him, Cierra, Miranda, Sophia, Preston, and Ayden.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Connie Cundiff.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, at the Casey County High School gymnasium with Bro. Johnny Maupin officiating. Burial followed in Rich Hill Cemetery.
The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, at the Casey County High School gymnasium.
Pallbearers were Casey County High School ROTC Cadets.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home to assist in offsetting funeral expenses.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook and video tribute are available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
Published by The Casey County News from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 2021.