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Gerald Dean Watson

August 9, 1934 November 2, 2018
Gerald Dean Watson
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Obituary for Gerald Dean Watson

Gerald Dean Watson, 84 of Lafayette passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Indiana Veterans Home.

Gerald was born on August 9, 1934 in Bedford, Indiana to the late Floyd and Edna Swango Watson.

He was a 1952 graduate of Oolitic High School and he went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army from 1956-58.

On September 30, 1960, in Huntington, Indiana, he was married to Mary Cassidy Watson.

Dean worked for many years at Rostone before his retirement. Prior to that, he was a branch manager for Avco.

He enjoyed watching the Cubs and IU.

Surviving with his wife, Mary Watson of Lafayette are his son, Eric (Missy) Watson of West Lafayette and his brother, Louis Watson of Oolitic, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Anna Grace Watson.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018 with Full Military Honors at the Indiana Veterans Home Cemetery.

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1:00 PM 11/8/2018 1:00:00 PM
Indiana Veterans' Home Cemetery

3851 N. River Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906

Burial with Full Military Honors

Indiana Veterans' Home Cemetery
3851 N. River Road West Lafayette 47906 IN
United States

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