William Watson
October 19, 1931 - December 11, 2011
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William Jones Watson, 80, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Sunday, December 11, 2011. He was born on October 19, 1931 in Dunkirk, New York. Bill graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1950 and studied art at Fredonia University. He married the love of his life Martha A. Lins on Nov. 5, 1953 in Albuquerque.…

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Ann & Fred Heleig left a message on December 24, 2011:
Martha, We are so sorry to read about your Bill. What a kind & loving Gentleman he always was. Miss seeing you both at The Meatcounter. That sure goes back several years. So many of our great business people have gone to be with The Lord in the past years. Know our hearts go out to You & your family. Ann & Fred Helwig (formerly- Helwigs Fish Market)
Phil Julian left a message on December 17, 2011:
Bill was without a doubt one of Dunkirk's finest. Always cheerful, kind and considerate he operated a wonderful market along with his wife Martha. He told me jokingly once about a customer who came to the market for a chicken. He said there was only one available and it was on display. He said he held the chicken up for viewing and the customer said "oh, that's much too scrawney". He then took the same chicken into the meat cooler, wrapped it in a nice celophane package and said to the customer "how's this one?" The customer said "that's much better. I think I will take two of them". Bill will be sadly missed by all who knew him and my condolences go to Martha and family.
Pete & Janie Briggs left a message on December 17, 2011:
Bill was a kind, gentle man who was a friend to all. Our sympathies to Martha and family.
Lynn and Dan Galardo left a message on December 17, 2011:
Martha, Tom and family.... So sorry about your loss. Bill was a very nice person, and a good listner. He is now where he will be watched over more then before. God bless you and your family..... Lynn, Dan, Nick and Adam Galardo
Gary Damico left a message on December 17, 2011:
Sorry to learn of the passing of Mr. Watson, my thoughts and prayers are with the Watson family at this time. I remember a few years back Mr. Watson asked me if I wanted to buy this City Chicken maker for my business, www.pgfood.com I looked at it and even though I didn’t want it I purchased it because it did look interesting and because he was such a good salesman. Still today, I don’t know what to do with it but I do at least look at it once in a while then I pack it back up. Terri and family, once again I am sorry about your loss.
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jamie watson left a message on December 17, 2011:
uncle jonsie was a great man. i was lucky to have had him in my life and he will be missed. i have many great memories of him espescialy around christmas when the family got together. im sure there are photos of each year somewhere thanks to him,
susan campese left a message on December 17, 2011:
im so sorry to hear of bill passing he was a great man and father he will missed i use to love talking with bill and hope you use your faith to get thur this sad time and paryers are with you and the family at this time my love to all of the waston family !!!!
Nancy & Jerry Sagona left a message on December 18, 2011:
Dear Martha and family, We both are truly sorry to learn of your loss. We have fond memories of all the times we spent at your home for coffee etc after each of the High School reunions. He will be missed. Respectfully, Nancy & Jerry
Joanne Hallmark left a message on December 19, 2011:
Martha, Julie and family So sorry to hear of Bill's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Love Joanne
Bill Thompson left a message on December 19, 2011:
Fond memories of Jonsie. Seeing his car getting paeked just in time to make the trachers roll call...............
Andrew Watson left a message on December 19, 2011:
My prayers and thoughts to those close to him. Reading about his talents and hobbies makes me wish I could have known him better.
Gretchen J. Vinson left a message on December 20, 2011:
Martha, Julie, Terri and Tommy- so sorry for your loss. Your dad/husband was a great person whom had the best sense of humor ever. What a true example of what a Christian should be. I see him singing, clapping his hands and moving his head in heaven right now. Heaven better be ready to laugh more because he's there with his lovable "corny" jokes! God Bless you all, much love and prayers. Gretchen
Mariah Mercer left a message on December 16, 2011:
My Papa was a wonderful and kind man. He was always proud of me no matter what I did or how good I was (or wasn't, as the case may be). I loved talking to him, I loved getting raspberries from him, I loved his passion for documenting our family in film, in paint, in memory. I feel very blessed to have 30 years with him as a grandfather, but that will never be enough.
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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