Thomas Grady Watson Jr.

May 31, 1934 - October 29, 2020
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Thomas Grady Watson Jr.

Thomas Grady Watson Jr. USAF Retired, Born 1934 in Texas to Evie Bell Arrant, Thomas Grady Watson and stepmother Jewel Watson. He passed away in his home in 2020. He was one of 6 children: Ida Neal Phares, William Thomas Watson, Maggie Lee Parker, Barbra Winkler, and Donna Dobias.
Loving Son, Brother, Dedicated Father, Grandfather, Great-grandfather, and Great-great-grandfather. Tom Watson was a kind man with a tough leathery exterior. He was always steady and dependable, generous to a fault. Veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. Small in stature with a heart bigger than the “Duke”.
Survived by 2 siblings Donna, Barbara, and 10 children: Sue, Thomas, Victor, Troy, Michelle, Renee, William, Jennifer, Aaron, and Corey.
Grandfather of 30 grandchildren, 32 Great-grandchildren, and 1 Great-great grandchild
Private services to be held at Marana Mortuary Cemetery. To be interred at Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery – Marana.

“I have tried to live my life so that my family would love me and my friends respect me. The others can do whatever the hell they please.”

–John Wayne

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Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery Marana


15950 N. Luckett RD
Marana, Arizona 85653


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Born: May 31, 1934
Died: October 29, 2020

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Robert Mason posted on 11/9/20

one of the most hard working, old school guy this world could still learn to from. His kids and grandkids was his life. A man who truly will be missed. Rest in peace. love Robert and Frankie