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Robert Gerald Watson

Arkadelphia, AR, 1928 - 2017

Robert Gerald Watson, age 88, of Arkadelphia, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017. Robert was a retired Lt. Colonel in the United States Army and a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Survivors are his wife, Cora Arnold Watson; one son, James Watson and wife, Jill, of Jasper, Indiana; one daughter, Karen Ross and husband, Randall of Montgomery, Alabama; one grandson, Thomas Watson; one granddaughter, Stephanie Klemetson and husband, Nick; and one brother, Howard Watson of Louisiana.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 15, at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Golden officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Unity Cemetery. Full obituary and register is at

Published June 14, 2017

Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home
517 Clay St., Arkadelphia, AR
Phone: 870-246-4551