William John “Bill” Watson, Jr.

William John “Bill” Watson, Jr., 68, husband of Nancy Phillips Watson, of Walhalla died Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, SC.

Born in of Jacksonville, Florida, he was the son of the late William John Watson, Sr. and Barbara Deberry Watson Justus. Mr. Watson was a veteran of the United States Army having served in Vietnam. He was retired from Duke Power as a Civil Engineer and was a contractor with Allied Technical. He was a member of the South Carolina Jaycees, American Legion Post 124, the Vietnam Veterans Association and was a member of St. Luke Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Watson is survived by son, David Watson and wife Tonia, two granddaughters, Rebeka Glenn, and Emily Watson, sister, Donna Justus Morris and husband Eddie, of Vero Beach, FL.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 31, 2012 at St. Luke Methodist Church with burial in Oconee Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 AM on Monday, December 31, 2012 prior to the service at St. Luke Methodist Church.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Oconee County Veteran Museum, 13 Short Street, Walhalla, SC 29691 or St. Luke Methodist Church, attn: Building Fund, 607 E. Main Street, Walhalla, SC 29691.