Billy S WatsonMarch 13, 1937 ~ October 16, 2017 (age 80)
Billy S. Watson, 80, of Horse Branch, passed away Monday, October 16th, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on Saturday, March 13th, 1937 in Horse Branch, the son of the late Theodore and Ollie (Renfrow) Watson. He graduated from the Horse Branch High School in the class of 1957. Billy retired from the Marines after serving two tours in Vietnam. He was an Avionics Electrician and Instructor. He also enjoyed farming and loved his animals.
Billy is survived by his wife, Dorothy Watson; one son, Billy Watson (Kathy) of Horse Branch; one daughter, Kim Lindsey of Caneyville; one sister, Bernice E. Cecil of Horse Branch; two step-sons, Ricky Nance (Jo) of Louisville and Mark Nance of Edmonton; two step-daughters, Pam Yates (Dennis) of Louisville and Cherice Myers of Memphis, IN; five grandchildren, Brittany Geary (Bunt) of Rosine, Josh Watson (Anna) of Horse Branch, Jacob Watson of Crossville, TN, Natasha Lindsey of Ellensburg, WA and Hannah Lindsey (Cody Banet) of Leitchfield; four step-grandchildren, Jennifer Nance, Jason Smith, Tasha Myers and Adam Myers and three great-grandchildren, Bentley Geary, Bristol Watson and Dakota Banet. Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Watson and one step-granddaughter, Kelsey Yates.
Funeral services will be Thursday, October 19th at 1:00 pm at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville. Bro Sonny Whitely will be officiating. Burial will be in the Layman Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville Wednesday after 11:00 am and Thursday from 9:00 am until time of service.