Basil William Watson
Basil Watson of Cardinal peacefully entered into rest at Brockville General Hospital Charles Street Site, on Thurs., March 12, 2014. He was 91.
He was the beloved husband of Marjorie Algire Watson. He was the loving father of Faye Sandfuchs (Hermann), Rae (Shelly), Eric (Sue) and Kevin (Kelly), Lana Powell (Maurice), and the late Gloria and Owen. He was the cherished grandfather of Steven, Roderick, and Tracey Sandfuchs; Andrew, Ryan, and Lacey Watson; Sonya Simard and Kara Lambert; Ethan Watson; and MacKenzie, Karri Ann, and Kristina Powell; and great-grandfather of 15. He was the dear brother of Colmer, and the late Winston and Earl. He was the dear son of the late William and Verna (Ault) Watson. He will also be missed by sisters-in-law Freda (Earl’s wife) and Theresa (Colmer’s wife), and many nieces and nephews.
A private family reception was held at the Barclay Funeral Home in Brockville (613-342-2792). Interment will be held at a later date.
In memory of Basil, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
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