FRANKLINTON—Carl Richard “Bo” Watson, 79 died Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehab Center in Henderson. Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Hall-Wynne Funeral Chapel in Franklinton, by the Rev. Spencer Strickland and Robert Dale Pendleton.
Surviving: his wife, Rebecca Watson; sons, Carl David Watson (Mary) and James W. Watson, all of Franklinton; daughters, Rita Cox of Zebulon and Jennie W. Smith of Louisburg; sister, Gloria W. Mason of Franklinton; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers, John E. Watson, Jr., Samuel Lee Watson, sisters, Eloise Pendleton, Janet Outland; and three grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Foundation for the Blind, 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY, 10121 or the 2013 Alzheimer’s North Carolina Inc., 1305 Navaho Dr., Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27609.
The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the services on Saturday at the funeral home. At other times they will be at the home of David and Mary Watson.
The Watson family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Home Franklinton. Online memorials at www.hallwynne.com select obituaries.