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BLUEFIELD Wallace Eugene Watson, 77, of Bluefield, died Wednesday April 19, 2017 at his home.
Born October 1, 1939 in Lenoir, NC, he was the son of the late Fred Wallace Watson and Irma Kolesar Watson. Mr. Watson was a Coal Miner, and he enjoyed the outdoors and woodworking. He loved to garden, and had a large interest in organic gardening.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn McKnight.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Sue Watson of the home; two children, Wallace Eugene Watson, Jr. and wife Peggy Lea of Charlottesville, VA, and Michael Anthony Watson of Bluefield, VA; two sisters, Nancy Brewster of Stokesdale, NC, and Joan Gerard and husband Ron of Indianapolis, IN; and five grandchildren; Jonathan Watson of Lexington, KY, Noah Watson of Oxford, OH, Tyler Watson of Bluefield, VA, Kaleb Watson of Bluefield, VA, and Cori Elizabeth Watson of Charlottesville; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In accordance with Mr. Watson's wishes, he will be cremated and a private service will be held for family.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting www.MercerFuneralHome.com
Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Wallace Eugene Watson.
Published on April 21, 2017
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