In Memoriam

           

BRO. CHARLES W. WATSON

CHARLES W. WATSON, 83, passed away Friday February 26, 2010.

Charles was a retired engineer from KFC and was a member of Harvey Brown Presbyterian Church, former member of South Park Country Club, ASHRAE, the Masonic Lodge, a graduate of Manual High School (1944) and an active member of the Alumni Assn., the University of Louisville Speed School and Alumni Assn. He also was a visiting teacher at Notre Dame University and a Navy Veteran of World War II.

He is preceded in death by his parents, D.C. and Katie Watson; his first wife, Ruth; and a brother and sister.

He is survived by his daughters, Patricia L. Nipper and Lisa Poston; wife, Marie Clark; a brother, Paul R. Watson; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four stepchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

The funeral service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at J. E. Ratterman & Son, 7336 Southside Dr., with entombment in Resthaven Mausoleum. Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Monday.

Memorials may go to his grandson Charles "Chip" Poston special needs trust fund in care of Ratterman's.

Published in The Courier-Journal on 02/28/2010