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Bedford Watson

Bedford Watson

Thursday, October 14th, 1926 - Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Obituary

Pisgah Forest – Bedford Watson, age 93, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020.

He was the son of the late Charlie and Hannah Fox Watson. He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.

Bedford was a wartime veteran of WWII and served in Japan. After he was discharged, he moved to Washington where he worked as a logger. A few years later, he moved to Pisgah Forest and worked for Ecusta/Olin until he retired. During his later years, he grew Christmas trees and was a member of the NC Christmas Tree Association. Mr. Watson purchased land in Georgia where he enjoyed hunting on flat land and growing pine trees for lumber. He and Marie enjoyed traveling in their RV all over the United States and going on tour trips with their lifetime friends, Betty and Fred Owenby. Bedford was an ordained deacon and a member of Temple Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School for many years.

Survivors include the love of his life, his wife of 68 years, Marie Watson, one son, Tim Watson of Pisgah Forest and many nieces and nephews, all whom he loved very much.

Graveside services will be held 2pm, Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory.

Online condolences may be left at www.moodyconnollyfuneralhome.com

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory are caring for the family.
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Service Details

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    Thursday, May 14th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, May 14th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory
    Address
    994 Hendersonville Hwy.
    PISGAH FOREST, NC 28768
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Donna Duty

Posted at 06:25pm
So sorry to hear of Bedford passing. He was a sweet person that always made us laugh. Prayers and love sent to Marie and Tim during this difficult time.
Donna Maney Duty
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Lorrie Keaton McIntyre

Posted at 09:46pm
We were so sad to hear of Bedford passing. We were looking forward to oldest and youngest of the greats at the Watson family reunion. Our new addition Adeline Lucille and her great, great, great uncle. Our prayers, thoughts and love are with Marie and Tim.
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shirley reece etters

Posted at 06:50pm
marie i am so sorry to learn of your loss i remember you both so well when i was young and attended turkey creek church bible school he was a great person and i know he will be greatly misses my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family shirley reece etters
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