Roger Dale Watson

September 29, 1948 ~ January 4, 2021 (age 72)


Roger Dale Watson, age 72 years, of Marshes Siding, Kentucky, died January 4, 2021 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born in Marshes Siding, Kentucky on September 29, 1948 the son of Elbert and Nancy (Loudermilk) Watson.  Roger had worked as a coal miner and was of the Church of God faith.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Delena Faye (Spradlin) Watson; brothers, Delmer Pete Watson, Lloyd Don Watson, James Watson, Roy Watson, David Watson, Henry Watson, and 2 infants; sisters, Mary Daugherty, Wilma Allen, Barbara Vanover, Nancy Watson, and Evelyn Otten.

Survivors include his sons, Jerry Watson of Mt. Vernon, and Samuel Crabtree of London; daughters, Rhonda Perry of Marshes Siding, and Deloris Dunn of Irvine; brother, Gorman “Bunt” Watson of Marshes Siding; sister, Debra Stephens of Marshes Siding; grandchildren, Carley Perry, Dewayne Crabtree, Samantha Crabtree, Brandon Perry, Cody Perry, Tabitha Dunn, Jacob Dunn, Taylor Farrow, and Wyatt Farrow; and 15 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 1pm Friday, January 8, 2021 at the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Scotty Corder officiating. Burial will follow in the Barren Fork Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6pm Thursday, January 7, 2021 at the Funeral Home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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January 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McCreary County Funeral Home
PO BOX 456 / 48 W Hwy 700
Whitley City, KY 42653

Funeral Service
January 8, 2021

1:00 PM
McCreary County Funeral Home
PO BOX 456 / 48 W Hwy 700
Whitley City, KY 42653

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