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Robert Lee Watson
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1942
Death: Dec. 13, 1977
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA

From Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

Head Coach University of Evansville Basketball.

A DC-3 carrying the University of Evansville basketball team to Nashville, Tenn., crashed on takeoff from Dress Regional Airport in rain and fog on the evening of December 13, 1977, killing all 29 on board.

Served with the 101st Airborne Division during the Vietnam War. He received the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal and five Purple Hearts.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Carl Kenneth Watson (1913 - 1976)
  Olga Loretta Villani Watson Fiorentini (1916 - 2012)
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Gardens
McMurray
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Chris Myers
Record added: Jul 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20519618
Robert Lee Watson
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Robert Lee Watson
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