Richard L. Watson

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Richard L. Watson, 87, Crawfordsville, died Tuesday at St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville.

Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Oral F. and Nellie Ruth Wilson Watson. He married Frances Ellen Galloway on July 4, 1943. She preceded him in death on Sept. 18, 1996.

A 1938 graduate of Roachdale High School, he worked as a truck driver for Yellow Freight before retiring.

He was a member of New Hope Christian Church and the Kingsway Sunday School class.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Watson and wife Sue, Waynetown, and Don Watson and wife Denise, Avon; a daughter, Linda Friars and husband Mike, Crawfordsville; seven grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hunt and Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Keck officiating. Burial will follow at Roachdale Cemetery.

Visitation is noon until the time of service Saturday.

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