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Roy Watson, long time funeral director, dies at 90

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Roy B. Watson, a Franklin County native who graduated from John A. Gupton School of Mortuary Science in 1947, died at his Win-chester residence Sunday night at the age of 90.
Mr. Watson joined Steed-Anderton Funeral Home on his re-turn to this area and eventually owned the facility, known as Watson Funeral Home when he sold it to Jeff Gamble in 1981.
Funeral services for Mr. Watson were incomplete at press time Monday. Watson-North Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.