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David L. Watson

May 10, 1948 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 72)

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David L. Watson, 72, of Peru, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru.

He was born in Peru on May 10, 1948 to Forest Watson and Phyllis (Miller) Key.  He married Sharon (Craig) Watson on April 3, 1968, and she survives.  David served in the United States Army, and was a factory worker at Atlas Foundry in Marion, Indiana.  He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW, and loved watching Notre Dame football and IU basketball.

He is survived by his wife, son Brandon Watson of Peru, and son Dana Watson of Kokomo, as well as 4 grandchildren: Marley Watson, Lindsey Nicholson, Kaitlyn Williams, and Jesse Sisk Watson; and 4 great-grandchildren: Kaiden Nicholson, Avalee Clatterbuck, Liam Clatterbuck, and Henry Clatterbuck.  Also surviving is brother Steven (Cindy) Watson of Peru.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and son Brooke Watson.

A memorial service will be held later in the spring.

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