Roy A. Watson, Sr., 79 Of Cumberland Dies Monday

Published 12:00 am Sunday, August 1, 2010

CUMBERLAND, Sept. 21 -Roy Ashley Watson, Sr., 79, of Cumberland, died Monday, September 20, 2004.

He was born March 22, 1925 in Gatlinburg, TN, a son of the late Ashley Watson and Grace Ownby Watson Bryan. He was preceded in death by a sister, Eula Watson Ownby and a brother, Alien Watson.

Mr. Watson was a beef and chicken producer. He was a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church.

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He is survived by a son, Roy Ashley Watson, Jr. and wife, Marilyn of Cumberland; a brother, Ray Watson of Cumberland; two granddaughters, Ashley and Kristine Watson of Cumberland and two step-grandsons, Benjamin Fulcher of Prospect and Jacob Fulcher. of Cumberland,

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Jones Chapel Baptist Church, Cumberland, with interment in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home, Dlllwyn.

Memorial contributions may be made to Buckingham County Rescue Squad.