David Watson, 82, of Sanford, died Thursday, April 8, 2010, at his home.
He was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Sandersville, Ga., to the late David T. Watson and Helen Barksdale Watson. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Watson worked for many years preparing picture frames for clients in the Sanford area. He was a member of Jonesboro United Methodist Church and the Emmaus Community. He also volunteered his time and talents to Habitat for Humanity.
Mr. Watson is survived by his wife, Mary J. Watson; two sons, Steve Watson and wife, Lori, and Robert Watson and wife, Jackie, all of Sanford; one daughter, Mary Lou Coffey and husband, David, of Carthage; one brother, Thomas Watson and wife, Ada, of Charlotte; one sister, Mary Helen Daniel and husband, Plumer, of Kinston; and five grandchildren, Carmen Eckard, Gary Campbell, Katie Sims, Daniel Watson and Matthew Watson.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 11, at 3 p.m. at Jonesboro United Methodist Church with the Rev. Terry Bryant and the Rev. Thomas Simpson presiding. The family will receive friends in the church’s Wesley Center following the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Jonesboro UMC, 407 West Main St., Sanford, NC 27332 or Liberty Home Care and Hospice, 1005 Carthage St., Sanford, NC 27330.
Condolences may be made at www.bridgescameronfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Bridges Cameron Funeral Home.