Edward Watson
December 13, 1945  -  September 26, 2017

Edward Watson

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James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Thursday, September 28, 2017
1-2 PM
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James F. Webb Funeral Home
2514 7th Street
Meridian, MS  39301
Thursday, September 28, 2017
2 pm
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Meridian Memorial ParkH
Old Hwy 80
Meridian, MS  39301
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Edward Earl “Buster” Watson, Sr.

Funeral services for Buster Watson will be held Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Webb Funeral Home, with Bro. Ronald Boles officiating. Burial will follow at Meridian Memorial Park.
Mr. Watson, age 71, of Meridian, passed away September 26 at Rush Hospital.
Buster was a lifelong resident of Meridian and graduated from Meridian High School in 1964. Throughout his high school years he excelled at all sports, winning numerous trophies that are still on display at the high school and received a football scholarship to EMCC. Buster was a hard worker and retired from James River Corporation after thirty-six years. He was a kind, quiet man who his high school friends lovingly referred to as the “Gentle Giant”. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Mr. Watson is survived by his children, Carolyn (Ronald) Boles, Eddie (Kim) Watson, Mickey (Dana) Watson and Dennis Watson; grandchildren, Josh (Shelby) Boles, Sarah (TJ) Pierce, Trey and Alison Watson, Hailey Bonner, and Michael and Blake Watson; friends and mothers of his children, Brenda Winick and Carol Watson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Watson, and brother, James Thomas “Jim” Watson, Jr.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, grandson-n-law, and Baron Blackwell.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at jamesfwebb.com.
Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.


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  1. Wayne Wilson
    Madison, AL

    Sorry to hear Buster passed away. Like everyone has said he was a great sportsman and will be missed by his loving family. May you rest in peace.

  2. Richard Kotynia
    Dry Prong, LA

    I wish to express my sincere sympathy to the Watson family for you loss. Buster will be missed by everyone who knew him.

  3. Janie James larson
    Alcoa, TN

    Thought and prayers are with the Watson family. Buster was a class of 64 classmate. He will be missed.

  4. Robert E Metzger and Family
    Raymond, MS

    Buster was a great team mate of all The MHS Wildcats. He was also a strong and quiet presence on our MHS Class of 1964. We will miss him and offer our condolences to all his family. Our Lord has welcomed him home. God Bless you Buster!

  5. James Rainey, Lauderdale County Assessor, and Staff
    Meridian, MS

    We wish to express our sincere sympathy to the Watson family at this time.

  6. Carl Guillory
    Houston, TX

    Mickey my wife and I was so sorry to hear of your family's lost. Psalm 34:18 says The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
    Always know that God is close by to comfort and restore in times of need.

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