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Robert "Bob" Watson

March 22, 1935 December 24, 2017
Robert "Bob" Watson
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Robert "Bob" Watson 82, of Grafton passed away at home on Sunday December 24, 2017 following a long illness. He was born March 22, 1935 on Jacksboro, TN. Bob was a member of East Broad Street Church of Christ, and was a Journeyman Pipefitter and did HVAC work at General Motors. Bob was also a talented craftsman; he built wood furniture, a barn, and enjoyed fishing. Survivors include his wife of sixty three years; Ruth Ann Watson (nee: Adams), a daughter; Carla Harbert of Sheffield Village, a son; Robert L. Watson (Sheila) of Brunswick, additional survivors include five grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren, and a brother; Roger Watson (Joan) of Louisville, KY Bob was preceded in death by his parents; Luther and Kansy (nee: Tackett) Watson, two sisters; Lillian Berry and Rita Faye, and a brother; Haskel Watson. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Thursday December 28, 2017, and 10-11 AM Friday December 29, 2017 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria where funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Friday December 29, 2017. Pastor Harold Reddick of East Broad Street Church of Christ will officiate. Burial will be at Brookdale Cemetery in Elyria. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions in Bob's memory be sent to The Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Research Foundation P.O. BOX 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or to Hospice of Western Reserve 2173 N Ridge Rd Ste H, Lorain, OH 44055. Online condolences to the family can be expressed at

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Brookdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oberlin Elyria Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Oberlin Elyria Rd. Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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