GRAHAM – Willard Jonah Watson, 68, of Graham, died Wednesday March 8, 2023 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital at 9:10PM in Louisville. Mr. Watson was born July 15, 1954 in Pulaski County, Ky. He was a Correctional Officer for the Green River Correctional Facility and was also a U.S. Army veteran. He had fun with his hunting buddies, hunting rabbits, and running dogs. He loved the Lord and serving his church, Calvary Baptist. He enjoyed spending time with his grandbabies and great-grandbabies. He is preceded in death by his father, Willis Watson; eight grandchildren; brother, Carlos Watson; sister, Rose Moore.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Rolley Watson; three children, Tammy (Kevin) McGehee, Marquetta (Jeff) Aliberti, Chad (Alisha) Watson; seven grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Brenda Moore, Vivian Embrey; brother, Randall Watson, mother, Christine Waters Watson; and sister-in-law, Janet Watson.
Funeral services are Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Bro. Scott Casebier officiating, assisted by Dylan Adcock and Curtis McGehee. Burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday at 10:00AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.