William “Bill” Watson, of Crawfordsville, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in the morning at Whitlock Place, having just turned 75 two days prior.
He was born March 16, 1945, in Crawfordsville, to Richard Watson and Frances Galloway Watson.
Mr. Watson was a 1963 graduate of Roachdale High School. He married Judith Sue Watson in Sept. 1985 and she passed away in Sept. 2016. Mr. Watson worked as a machinist at R. R. Donnelly and after retirement from there went to work at Alcoa in Lafayette and later retired from there.
Survivors include two sons, Ron Watson and Jeff Watson; two daughters, Janice Burns Watson and Pamela Watson; sister, Linda Miller-Friars; and numerous grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Sue Watson; parents; and a brother, Donnie Watson.
A memorial graveside service will be held Monday, March 23, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery North, led by Pastor Bruce White. Arrangements were made through Burkhart Funeral Home.