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 James Robert “Bob” Watson

James Robert “Bob” Watson

Birth
Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 27 Feb 2013 (aged 71)
New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 106000029 · View Source
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Graveside funeral services for Mr. James Robert "Bob" Watson, age 71, of New Iberia, formerly of Bastrop, LA, are scheduled for 1 PM Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Christ Church Cemetery with Rev. Henry Stone officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 5 PM - 9 PM at Golden Funeral Home.

Mr. Watson passed away peacefully surrounded by his daughters on February 27, 2013. He was a retired millwright at International Paper Company, lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and a very strong supporter of the second ammendment. He served in the United States Army as a missile technician and was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska. During his stay in Alaska, he held the 1958 season record of largest caribou. According to him, all fins, feathers and fur were fair game. He enjoyed woodworking, salt water fishing with his daughter, Cheryl, and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He taught his daughters to hunt, fish, basic mechanical work and woodwork in a successful effort to make them strong and independent. His greatest gift to his girls was a deep respect and love of nature.

He is survived by his daughters, Karen Watson of Shreveport, LA, Cheryl Beth Watson and husband Ben Huff of New Iberia, LA; mother, Lois Warren Watson; brother, Jerry Watson and wife Gloria of Bastrop, LA; grandsons, James (Jamie) Simmons and fiancee' Mary Hunstein of Jacksonville, FL, Jace Michael Withers of Bastrop, LA; great grandson and apple of his eye, Logan Conner Hunstein; mother of his children, Connie Patrick; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; dear friend and hunting partner, Felipe Rivera of Espanola, NM; special family friend whose visits he thoroughly enjoyed, Mr.Harry P. Migues of New Iberia, LA. and his ever faithful canine companions, Buck, his squirrel dog and Max, his Labrador Retriever.
Serving as pallbearers will be Caleb Wallace, Cole Wallace, Ben Huff, Lance Rogers, Karen Watson and Cheryl Beth Watson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Felipe Rivera, Harry P. Migues and Clifton Rogers, Jr.


Mr. Watson is preceded in death by his father, Fred William Watson<
and a brother,
Fred William Watson,Jr.



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  • Originally Created by: henry osborne
  • Added: 1 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106000029
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Robert “Bob” Watson (5 Mar 1941–27 Feb 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106000029, citing Christ Church Cemetery, Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by CBW (contributor 47139577) .