Earl Wayne Watson, age 88, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Earl attended Community Free Will Baptist Church, he was a self-employed contractor throughout his lifetime. Earl lived a full and happy life and will be remembered as one of the kindest and most wonderful human beings.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Rachel Watson; daughter, Pamela Logan; sisters, Geri Dewey, and Vivian Lykins; brother, Kenneth Watson.
Earl is survived by his loving wife Shirley of 49 years; children, Michele Clay, James Watson, Stacey Mackey, Jeff (Helen) Watson, Rick (Carolyn) Watson, Rhonda Helphensteine; siblings, Doris Stamm, Frank Watson, Alma (Floyd) Gilbert, Wendell (Marge) Watson; many loving grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5-6:30 P.M. on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at the RADER-MCDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. MAIN STREET, WEST JEFFERSON, OH, 43162. The Funeral Service will immediately follow visitation at 6:30 P.M., with Pastor Jerry Newman officiating.
Further Services will be handled by Gaydos Funeral Home, 159 Second Street, Vanceburg, KY, 41179, Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 11-1 P.M. Funeral Service will immediately follow visitation at 1:00 P.M., Interment will follow at Esham Cemetery, Petersville, Kentucky.