Richard L. Watson

Richard L. Watson, 76, of Fairmount, IN, and having family members in Andrews, IN, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at his home.

Mr. Watson attended Fairmount schools. He worked at RCA for 39 years, retiring in 2001.

He was born March 3, 1941, in Fairmount to Otis and Lerabelle Moon Watson. He married Sylvia K. Mullen on April 28, 1962, in Fairmount, and she survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Nancy (Kevin) Kelley, of Andrews; three sons, Danny Watson and Tony (Niki) Watson, both of Fairmount, and David Watson, of Jonesboro; a sister, Beverly (Gary) Hipes, of Fairmount; a brother, Russell Watson, of Alabama; nine grandchildren, Stephanie Brookman, John Watson, Michael Watson, Amber Kelley, Kevin Kelley, Camille Kelley, Ashley Watson, Chelsey Marshall and T.J. Watson; and nine great-grandchildren.

A service was held on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, in Fairmount, with Dr. Jerry DeHart officiating. Burial was at Park Cemetery, in Fairmount.

Memorial gifts may be made at Cancer Services of Grant County in care of the funeral home.

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