Vernon R. Watson
Date of Birth: 11-28-1948
Date of Death: 02-18-2019
Funeral services for Vernon Ridley Watson age 70 of Jackson Gap, AL will be held on Friday, February 22 at 12:00 PM at Alabama Funeral Homes and Cremation Centers of Camp Hill, Alabama. Burial will follow at Tallapoosa County Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Mr. Watson passed away Monday, February 18 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Watson had a heart filled with love and devotion for his family and friends. He gained such pleasure in helping others.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Vinson Watson of Jackson Gap; children, Johnny Kosza of Jackson Gap, Dechelle Lauria of Pendleton, IN, Miranda Holloway of Alexander City and David Rambaran of Shreveport, LA; 8 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; his Beloved dog Prissy; one brother, James (Rhonda) W of Roanoke; and sisters, Patricia W of Atlanta, Martha C of Roanoke and Sandra S of Wedowee.
A Roanoke native, Mr. Watson was born November 28, 1949 to Ailers R Watson and Pauline (Kirby) Watson. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mabel Martin; and brother, Robert Earnest.
He was a member of Cornerstone Church. He was a project superintendent for Hoar Construction. Mr. Watson served in Vietnam as a proud U. S. Marine. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.
Alabama Funeral Homes and Cremation Centers of Camp Hill, Alabama is handling arrangements.