SYLVESTER -- Robert L. Watson, 73, of Sylvester died Monday February 18, 2013 at his residence.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday February 21, 2013 at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Huggins officiating.

Mr. Watson was born on December 28, 1939 in Escambia County, AL. to the late Willie and Eula Pye Watson. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, and had lived in Worth County since 1973 moving here from Pensacola, FL. Mr. Watson was an independent truck driver and enjoyed remolding homes. He was a member of the Cross Roads Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughters, Vicki Parker of Sylvester; and Terri Bridges (Derel) of Tifton; grandchildren, Derek Bridges, Seth Bridges and Patrick Salter.

In addition to his parents Mr. Watson was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Sellers Watson on May 2, 2012.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10:00 AM until service hour at Banks Funeral Home.

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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

Banks Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-2055