Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Watsons in:
 • Bethesda Cemetery
 • West Terre Haute
 • Vigo County
 • Indiana
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Richard Orville "Dee" Watson
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 20, 1919
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 1992
Little Rock
Pulaski County
Arkansas, USA

Obituary ~ T.H. Tribune September 1, 1992

Richard O. "Dee" Watson, 73, of Terre Haute died at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 1992, in Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock, Ark. He was employed with Milwaukee Railroad. He was born July 20, 1919 in West Terre Haute to Elmer Watson and Lula Walker Watson. His wife, Gwendolyn L. Watson, died earlier. Survivors include one daughter, Jane Richardson of Jacksonville, Ark.; one sister, Eva Conley of Terre Haute; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mattox-Bedino West Terre Haute Chapel, with the Rev. Carson Spivey officiating. Burial is in Bethesda Cemetery.

Genealogy research finds Richard has married at least three times:

Pamela Ruth Gillum - with him on the 1940 census; mother of his two daughters; listed as surviving mother on Marshlyn's obituary, Pamela Yandle of Cabot, Arkansas

Janet Lois Petry - marriage record in Vigo, April 6, 1956

Gwendolyn Lucille Hudson - married August 3, 1968, engraved on stone

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elmer Watson (1891 - 1963)
  Lula Elizabeth Walker Watson (1894 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Gwendolyn Lucille Hudson Watson (1916 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Marshlyn Jane Watson Richardson (1937 - 2003)*
  Mildred Louise Watson (1939 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Carl S. Watson (1915 - 1972)*
  Richard Orville Watson (1919 - 1992)
  Elmer Watson (1924 - 1974)*
  Eva Marie Watson Conley (1927 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethesda Cemetery
West Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: kdxdot
Record added: Nov 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100612387
Richard Orville Dee Watson
Added by: kdxdot
 
Richard Orville Dee Watson
Added by: kdxdot
 
Richard Orville Dee Watson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Seth Musselman
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

R.I.P.
- kdxdot
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 15, 2012
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service