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David Watson

September 4, 1925 — March 28, 2018

David Andy "D.A." Watson, age 92 of Fleming County, husband of Leona Newsom Watson to whom he married in 1950, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the University of Cincinnati Hospital. Born on September 4, 1925 in Elliott County, KY, he was a son of the late George and Plura Lewis Watson. A U.S. Army veteran, D.A served his country during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from Morehead State University and retired from teaching in the Fleming County School System. D.A was a farmer and owner and operator of Watson's Store in Plummers Mill where he spent most of his days. He was also an avid reader and especially enjoyed Kentucky history. D.A attended the Shiloh Methodist Church, a Mason, and he was a Kentucky Colonel. Besides his beloved wife, he is survived by: his son, Dave Watson, Jr. of Fleming County; his grandson, Andy (Courtney) Watson of Fleming County; his sister, Shelby Jean Fannin of Fleming County; nephew, George (Vickie) Watson of Fleming County; nieces, Judy (Evan) Conley of Fleming County, Penny (Bob) Rouhier of Dayton, OH, and Cindy (Jeff) Hedge of Georgetown, KY. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by: an infant daughter, Cheryl Lynn Watson; siblings, Wilbur F. Watson and Lena B. Scott; sister-in-law, Jean Watson; brothers-in-law, Louis B. Scott and Edward Fannin; and niece, Linda Campbell. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Watson Enterprise Baptist Church in Middlefork located in Elliott County, KY officiated by Bro. Richard Short. Visitation will be 5-8 pm Monday, April 2nd at the Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home in Flemingsburg and also from 1-2pm Tuesday at the Watson Enterprise Baptist Church in Elliott County. Burial will be in the Watson Cemetery in Elliott County. Active pallbearers will be Dave Watson, Andy Watson, George Watson, Michael Hedge, Mike Royse, Shawn Royse, Andrew Rouhier, and Ronnie Littleton. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Hedge, Bob Rouhier, Anthony Rouhier, Terry Newsom, Rick Marshall, George Littleton, Gene Newsom, and Bill Newsom. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Muses Mills Fire Department, c/o Judith Compton, 3057 Muses Mills Rd., Wallingford, KY 41093. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Vice Funeral Home. Condolences may be made online at www.carpenterfritzvicefh.com

Funeral
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
2:00 PM 4/3/2018 2:00:00 PM
Watson Enterprise Baptist Church

1315 KY 1208
Sandy Hook, Kentucky 41171

Visitation will be 5-8 pm Monday, April 2, 2018 at Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home in Flemingsburg. Visitation will also be held from 1-2pm Tuesday, April 3rd at the Watson Enterprise Baptist Church in Elliott County.

Watson Enterprise Baptist Church
1315 KY 1208 Sandy Hook 41171 Kentucky
United States
Location

Watson Cemetery Final Resting Place

1315 KY 1208
Sandy Hook, Kentucky 41171

1315 KY 1208 Sandy Hook 41171 Kentucky
United States

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Muses Mills Fire Department
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