Obituary of Willie Watson
Willie Morris Watson, 70 of Moneta, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 in Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. He was born December 31, 1947 in Roanoke, a son of the late John Hanford Watson and Helen Dooley Watson. He was retired from Kraftmaid Kitchens and was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church.
He is survived by the love of his life, Kathie Woodford Watson; daughters, Kim Watson Gabris of Roanoke, Sheri Watson Hamm & husband, Bryan of Spring, TX, Mandi Watson Shayda & husband, Bryan of Blacksburg; sons, John William Watson of Omaha, NE, Clifford Smith II of Huddleston; daughter, Rebecca Victora Smith of Bedford; sisters, Linda Gail Watson of Moneta, Mary Lynn Burnette & husband, Wayne of Bedford; seven grandchildren; his furry friend, Toby as well as many cousins, nieces & nephews.
The family requests that those wishing to make memorials consider the Agape Center, P. O. Box 573, Moneta, VA 24121.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church with Rev. David Lord & Rev. Jason Arthur officiating.
There will be no visitation.
Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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