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Freddie Watson

July 15, 1941 — December 22, 2020

Waynesville – Freddie Watson, Jr. , 79, of Waynesville passed away Tuesday evening (December 22, 2020) at his residence after a short illness.

Born in Kenansville, NC. His parents were Herman Watson, Sr. and Edna Earl Melvin Kennison. He is also proceeded in death by a daughter; Rohdonda Gwen Watson Langford, a sister; Betty Ann Gooding, 2 brothers; David Earl Watson and Billy Ray Watson.

Freddie was a truck driver for many years, worked at Gilman Paper Co. for 10 years, and Mulch Manufacturing for 20 years. He loved listening to his gospel music, riding his dog Buddy on his wheelchair, fishing and picking on and at anyone. He was also a member of Rehoboth Christian Fellowship Church of Folkston.

Survivors include his dog Buddy, 4 daughters; Evelyn Jean Watson Hickox (Rusty) of Waynesville, Sherry Ann Watson Sutherland (Randy) of Yulee, Fl, Donna Kay Watson Pierce (Doodle) of Folkston, and Bonnie Lynn Watson Knox (Joe) of Nahunta, a son; Dustin Brown (Gwen) of Folkston, 13 grandchildren; Brian Curry, Devin Curry, Holly Bell, Brandy Sutherland, Stephanie Raymond, and Jennifer Sutherland, Tracy Beard, Jr., Derek Beard, Amber McInaray, Chris Eakes, Jennifer Langford, Tyler Langford, Gabe Brown, 29 great grandchildren, the mother of his girls and special lady Dorothy Jean Watson Morton, of Nahunta; a sister-in-law; Mona Jean Watson of Williamston, NC., very good friends, Poharoa and Beep Beep; Also, several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and a host of friends.

Family will be holding a memorial service on Saturday (January 9, 2021) at 11 AM at Rehoboth Christian Fellowship Church in Folkston, GA with Pastor Lisa King Officiating.

Due to the COVID-19, the family would like to ask all to please follow the rules for social distancing and face mask are highly recommended at the service. Also, anyone who does not feel comfortable with attending the services the family would like for you to know they understand and covet your prayers.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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