October 1, 2020
Mr. Charlie Watson, age 94 of Smithville, passed away Tuesday night, September 29, 2020 at NHC of Cookeville.
Charlie was born on February 2, 1926 in Dewitt, New York to his parents, the late Harry & Bessie Frye Watson. Also preceding him in death is his wife, Priscilla Belle Watson & a daughter, Helen Cassino. Mr. Watson served in the United States Navy at the rank of Chief Petty Officer as a chef. He served his country during WWII and continued until his retirement at 30 years of service. Most of his career was spent on a Submarine, the “Sea Dragon” and then the later part of his time was on an Aircraft Carrier, the “USS Saratoga.” Charlie was awarded the Combat Action Ribbon among other commendations.
Mr. Charlie’s family has chosen cremation. No services are planned at this time.
He is survived by 2 Daughters, Audrey Baker & Nancy Dodrill both of FL. Grandchildren, Donna Chambless, Charlene Vizard, Elizabeth Obrien & Ronald Baker. Several Great Grandchildren & Great Great Grandchildren also survive.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.