Dr. Bruce C. Watterson
Virginia Beach - Dr. Bruce Carter Watterson, 75, passed away peacefully at his home on January 2, 2015. He was born on October 26, 1939 in Chase City, Virginia. Bruce is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 53 years, Nita Watterson; his two sons, Scott Watterson and Carter Watterson; his two daughter-in-laws, Cheryl Watterson and Emma Watterson; and his seven grandchildren, Abby, Duncan, Matthew, Nighe, Caroline, Nicholas, and Liam.
Bruce was a graduate of Virginia Medical College and practiced dentistry locally for 22 years. He was a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Tidewater Dental Association. He was also a former President of the Tidewater Dental Club and a charter staff member of Bayside Hospital.
Bruce was also an active member of the community and church. He served as the past President of the Witchduck Civic League and as both a vestry member and Senior Warden at Old Donation Episcopal Church. During the years spent with his sons as they were growing up, he was also very active in scouting and youth swimming.
A memorial service will be held in Bruce's honor on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Old Donation Episcopal Church, 4449 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455. A reception will follow the service in the fellowship hall located adjacent to the church. Flowers may be sent to the Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com
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Published by The Virginian-Pilot on Jan. 4, 2015.