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Obituary of Gary William Watson

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Gary William Watson, age 65 of Roanoke went to his new home on Thursday, September 1, 2022. Gary was a graduate of Roanoke College and Mary Baldwin University. Gary most recently owned Gene’s Trading Post and loved all the people he met through his work. He loved antiquing on his off days, doing lawn work and being involved in anything the family was doing.           

            He was preceded in death by his parents William J and Betty Watson. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Robin Watson; son Gray Watson and fiancée Amanda Sharp; daughter Allie Watson; brother Dan “Elvis” Watson and wife Kari of Clayton, NC; sister-in-law Sabrina Thompson of Salem.

            He will also be missed by his furry friends Zoe, Aiden, and Maya; and his antique kitties.

            A Celebration of life will be held Saturday September, 10 2022 at 3pm at Simpson Funeral Home Peters Creek Road. 540-366-0707

A Memorial Tree was planted for Gary
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory, Peters Creek Road Chapel