Herbert Moore Watson, Jr. age 65 of Scotland Neck died on May 15, 2017 at the Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.
He was born on May 25, 1951 in Norfolk, VA to Herbert and Ethel Bunch Watson Johnson. Herbert graduated from Scotland Neck High School in 1970. He joined the 82nd Airborne Division of the US Army and served three years. Herbert enjoyed playing pool and softball and loved his Duke Blue Devils. He worked as a security guard for Caledonia Prison for eighteen years. Herbert was a member of the Scotland Neck Junior Order. Following his work at the prison he worked on the milk truck with Milton Carroll for a number of years.
He was preceded in death by his father, Herbert Moore Watson, Sr.
Herbert is survived by his mother Ethel Bunch Watson Johnson, his brother, Donald Eugene Watson of Norfolk, VA, two nieces, Lynn Marie Watson and Margaret Elizabeth Watson of both of Norfolk, VA.
Visitation will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 from 11:00-12:30 pm at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck, NC.
Graveside services will follow at 1:00 pm at the Woodland Cemetery in Woodland, NC.
Letchworth Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the Watson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthfuneralhome.com.