Richard Orville “Dee” Watson

Richard Orville “Dee” Watson

Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Death 29 Aug 1992 (aged 73)
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Sugar Creek Township, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 100612387 · View Source
Suggest Edits

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 Members


In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Sponsored by Ancestry


  • Created by: kdxdot
  • Added: 12 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 100612387
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Orville “Dee” Watson (20 Jul 1919–29 Aug 1992), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100612387, citing Bethesda Cemetery, Sugar Creek Township, Vigo County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by kdxdot (contributor 47612014) .