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James "Jim" Watson

March 3, 1930 — July 22, 2021

James “Jim” Watson, 91, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at his residence in Lewisburg.

Visitation with the family will begin Monday, July 26 at 11AM until 1PM at Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home. The Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, July 26th at 1PM in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home. Brother Rick Rolin is officiating. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery.

Born on March 3, 1930, in Lewisburg, to the late Melvin and Virginia Watson. He was well known for his skills for working on foreign cars, especially Porsche. He loved racing cars and boating. He served in the Navy as a Seabee. He was a member of the Westvue Church of Christ and was married to his wife Vernetta Stevens Watson for 47 years.

He is survived by his wife Vernetta Watson; sons, James P. Watson, Richard Watson, and Curtis Denton; daughter, Kimberly Denton; Three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son Tommy Watson and grandson Neil Watson.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital.
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Service Schedule

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Monday, July 26, 2021

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory

755 Yell Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091

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Monday, July 26, 2021

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