- August 20, 1933 - March 14, 2017
- Raleigh, North Carolina
of Billy's Passing
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Brown-Wynne Funeral Home
Billy Glen Watson, 83, of Raleigh, NC, passed away on March 14, 2017 at Wake Medical Center.
Billy was born in Kenly, NC on August 20, 1933 to the late Roland Baxter and Dixie Virginia Balance Watson. He was married for 56 years to the late Phyllis Gwen Godwin Watson. He graduated from Kenly High School. He retired from AT&T in 1986 and AFL in 2010. He is part of the Telephone Pioneers. He enjoyed fishing, music, and tinkering around the house and yard.
Billy is survived by his son Christopher and wife Denise of Knightdale, brother Roland Rudolph Watson and wife Pat of Kenly. His 4 grandchildren Christina Fischer -Watson of Charleston, SC Coley Dale Watson of Raleigh, Christian Jamison "Jamey" Watson of Louisburg, and Cameron Riley Watson of Knightdale and other family and friends.
In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by son Gregory Glen Watson and sister Betty Lou Finch.
The funeral service will be held at Brown Wynne Funeral at 1701 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC on March 18, 2017 at 2pm. The Visitation will be held before the funeral between 12 till 2pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to www.autism-society.org. The family would like to thank all of Billy's neighbors who checked on him every day.
Condolences may be sent at: www.brownwynne.com