David Eugene Watson

David Eugene Watson

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 6 Oct 2019 (aged 78)
Imperial, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 203608540 · View Source
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Officer David E. Watson, DSN 4528, received his commission on 10/29/1962 and entered the police academy. Upon completion of the academy he served in the following district's during his career. They were the 4th, 7th, and finally the 1st district. Officer Watson was awarded 2 Chief's Letters of Commendation on 02/01/1966 and 03/01/1968 for police work above and beyond the call of duty. Officer Watson retired on 12/13/1988 having served 26.12 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department. It should be noted that his mother Mrs. Lois (nee Watson) Wilderman, DSN 3420, was a civilian employee of the department as a switchboard operator, and his brother John F. Watson Jr., DSN 2419, retired as a detective.

Beloved father of Lisa Heinkel, the late Lori Ann (late Russ) Tweedy, and Lynn Annette (Rick) Doerr; loving grandfather of Brett & Brendan, Kody, Brad & Kyle and Katie & Courtney; dear uncle of John and Mike; special cousin to Catherine Gordon and friend to many.

David was a Retired St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer with 26 years of experience. and an avid boater with his boat, the Captains Lounge.

Dearest son of the late Mr. John F. Watson Sr. and Mrs. Lois A. (nee Watson) Wilderman.

Officer Watson was predeceased by his daughter Mrs. Lori A. (nee Watson) Tweedy.

SERVICE:
Memorial Visitation on Saturday, October 12th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, 6464 Chippewa Ave.

Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 pm.

If desired, memorial contributions in David’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.


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  • Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
  • Added: 6 Oct 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 203608540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Eugene Watson (2 Mar 1941–6 Oct 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 203608540, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Timothy Tumbrink (contributor 46772461) Burial Details Unknown.