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William "Bill" Ross Watson

June 4, 1940 — June 1, 2020

William Ross Watson (Bill), the son of Ross FLoyd Watson and Jewerline Watson, died peacefully on June 1, 2020 of Prostate Cancer. He was born in Houston but moved at an early age to the Mineral Wells/ Palo Pinto, Texas area where he lived and graduated from high school. He was very athletic and excelled at football, basketball, and baseball at Mineral Wells High School. He later attended Texas Tech University for a while and then moved to Houston where he spent the remainder of his life. He started several businesses selling cabinets and countertops. He loved sports, playing bridge, and collecting coins. He was a member of several coin clubs and was the Vice President of one as well. Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Ross and Jewerline Watson; his brother, Bob and his wife Johnny Watson.

Bill is survived by his sons, Wade (Katherine) Watson, and Shade (Heather) Watson; 2 step children, Matthew Russell and Kellie (Jake) Reed; 3 grandchildren, Chase, Tyler, and Ross Watson.

Funeral services will be held at Baum-Carlock-Baumgardner located at 302 West Hubbard, Mineral Wells, TX 76067 on Thursday June 11th at 3:00 PM. Burial will follow at Palo Pinto Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home

302 West Hubbard Street, Mineral Wells, TX 76067

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