Major Don Robert Watson, Jr. US Army (Ret), of Rocky Mount passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 3, 1943. He was preceded in death by his mother, Florence B. Watson, his father, Don R. Watson, Sr. and his late wife, Linda R. Kaylor Watson.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Judy, and his children, Don R. Watson, III and wife, Sandra, Denise Ann Harris, and Michael Robbins Owen and husband, Michae; six grandchildren; his brothers, Lt Col Jon Watson US Army (Ret) and wife, Cheri and Jim Watson and wife, Patricia.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 4 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church, Elm City. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 3 - 4 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church Building Fund at 4948 Carter Road, Elm City, NC 27822.
Don will be laid to rest in Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI on Friday, February 16, 2018. Family will receive friends at Gordon's Funeral Home, 528 Trowbridge Street, Allegan, MI on Thursday, February 15, 2018 6:00pm-8:00pm.
Arrangements by Cornersteone Funeral Home and Cremations, Nashville.