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Jimmie Watson Sr.

May 24, 1948 - September 7, 2018

MUNCIE- Jimmie Watson Sr., 70, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at his residence.
He was born on May 24, 1948 in Stearns, KY, the son of Elmon and Ninnie (Smith) Watson.
Jimmie worked 51 years at G.K.N. formerly known as Ontario. Jimmie was a family man, he loved his family. He enjoyed auto body repai…READ MORE

MUNCIE- Jimmie Watson Sr., 70, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at his residence.
He was born on May 24, 1948 in Stearns, KY, the son of Elmon and Ninnie (Smith) Watson.
Jimmie worked 51 years at G.K.N. formerly known as Ontario. Jimmie was a family man, he loved his family. He enjoyed auto body repair, he loved tinkering and could fix anything. He was a member of the National Riffle Association.
Survivors include his wife Tonia Watson of Muncie; children, Robert (Marla) Watson of Alexandria, IN, Jimmie Jr. (Claire) Watson of Muncie and Lora Watson of Muncie; step-son, Thomas Modglin Jr. of Muncie; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alice (Allan) Upchurch of Stearns, KY and Shirley (Bill) Leslie of Alabama; three brothers, Troy Watson of Stearns, KY, Eddie (Irene) Watson of Spring Hills, FL, and Billy Watson of Stearns, KY; father-in-law, Don Bex Sr. (companion, Mary); two sister-in-law’s, Rencie Earhart and Margaret Ullman; special friend, Gary Baker; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his four legged friends, Kay Kay, Rascal, Precious, Peaches, and Sassy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Kelly Watson, Roger Watson, Ernie Watson, Bobby Watson, and Don Watson, grandson who was more like a son, Scott Watson, first wife, Roberta Watson, and sister-in-law, Jackie Watson.
Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel or one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Rescue Fund- A.R.F, 1209 W. Riggin Rd, Muncie, IN 47303.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

Beech Grove Cemetery

Address:

14oo West Kilgore Ave.
Muncie, IN 47305


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