Obituary of Roger Watson
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Roger Watson, 75, of Morgantown passed away January 31, 2024 at home surrounded by his many loved ones. Roger was born in 1948 in Morgantown, WV to the late Roy A. & Elizabeth J. Watson. Roger worked at Beaumont Glass Factory for 25 years until it's closing in the early 1990's. He then worked construction until his retirement in November 2011.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Nelda K (Nutter) Watson. His two daughters, Jennifer Watson & fiancé Michael Zybell of WV and Laura Watson of MO. His 5 grandchildren, Amber Jett & Zachary Lamoureux of WV, Parker Longstreth of WV, Kayleigh Lamons of WV, Austin Lamons of TX and Henry Watson of WV. He is also survived by his 4 siblings, Judy & Jack Hollen of AL, Patty & Ed Hopson of FL, Charlie & Lila Watson of AZ, and Mary Beth & Mark Welch of AL. And his brother-in-law Jerry Nutter of NC. Many nieces, a nephew, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. And many friends that felt like family.
Roger is proceeded in death by his mother and father-in-law Kenneth & Freda Nutter and his nephew Joel Hopson.
Roger enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and WVU football teams. But most of all, he cherished all of his time with his wife, daughters and grandchildren. Roger's battle with Parkinsons Disease lasted for many years, but through it all he never lost the smile on his face or the faith in his heart. He was a soft-spoken man with the best sense of humor until the very end. In the last few years of his battle while not being able to do many of his normal activities, he was still able to go on family vacations to his favorite vacation spot, the Outer Banks.
A celebration of life with be held for Roger at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made in Roger's name to McCulla Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
McCulla Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements and online condolences may be sent to www.McCulla.com