Born April 13, 1924, in Quitman, he was the son of the late Paul and Mildred Nims Watson.
Mr. Watson resided in Waycross until 1996 before moving to Camden County. He was a self-employed auto mechanic for more than 50 years, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving his country honorably during World War II. He was a very active member and deacon of the Harrietts Bluff First Baptist Church, taught the men’s Sunday school class and was director of the men’s ministry. He enjoyed fishing and gardening, and loved the Lord and his family.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Harrietts Bluff Baptist Church, with Pastor Scotty Langford officiating.
Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Patsy Watson; children, Melita Humphries (Ted), Kay Screws (Rocky), Merinda L. Watson, Myra Pittman (Marlon), Gail Callahan (Byron), and Harry Watson Jr.; brother, Donald Watson; grandchildren, Adam Humphries, Amber Barnes, Preston Varnadore, Merinda M. Watson, Timothy Watson, Cheryl Jordan, Richard Pittman, Jeremy Pittman, Glenn Baker and Kim Butler; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys was in charge of arrangements.