Robert (Bob) Andrew Watson

September 4, 2020


Robert Andrew Watson

September 6, 1927- September 4, 2020

Absent from the body

Present with the Lord

On September 4, 2020 at age 93 (almost) in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, God called Bob home to Heaven.

Bob is the Beloved husband of Phylis Lorraine (Everitt) Watson (d.2015) since 1946, Dear Dad of Bonnie Peel (Jim) of Ontario, Robert Eric (Bobby) of Alberta, Annie Burke (Bob) of Ontario, Trueman (d.2020) of Alberta, Dorothy Payne (d.2016) of Newfoundland, David (Susan) of Alder Flats, Alberta, Loved Grandpa of Wes, Mike, Allison, Erin, Daniel, Andrew, Tyron, Trevor, Terry (d.2016), Crystal, Emma Lee and Taylor, Adopted Grandpa to Kylie, Carrie and Peter Stenstrom, Great Grandpa and Uncle to many, Son of Trueman Cleveland Watson (d.1953) and Dorothy Hilda (Kennedy) Watson (d.1986) of Oshawa, Ontario. Bob is also survived by his brother Eric (Audrey) of Rimbey, Alberta and sister, Marylou Meringer (Leon d.2016) Whitby, Ontario.

Bob was predeceased by siblings; Floyd (d.1943) Jean Beatty (d.2004) Betty DePaoli (d.2013) Dennis (d.1969).

Bob was the owner and operator of Quantity Surveyors and The Grace Ranch, Alder Flats, Alberta.

In November 1949, Bob accepted Jesus Christ as his Saviour and became a child of God. His life's passion was sharing God's plan of redemption with others.

The family would like to thank friends who have supported and encouraged Dad over the years.

Many thanks to the Staff at Seasons Retirement, Drayton Valley, AB and most recently Good Samaritan Clearwater Centre in Rocky Mountain House, AB for the Tender Loving Care they gave Dad and the support they gave to us as family.  God bless you for your kindness.

Private Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Tinant Funeral Chapel, Drayton Valley with Pastor Jeff Gooderham officiating. Interment will follow at the Alder Flats Cemetery. Please attend via Live Stream Link.

Funeral Arrangements in care of Drayton Valley Funeral Services




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Funeral Service
September 15, 2020

1:00 PM
Tinant Funeral Chapel
5001-45th Avenue
Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A1L1

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