Mr. Gary Milliard Watson, 66, of Vevay, Indiana, came into this life on July 4, 1956, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and was the son of the late Joseph Kendrick and Reva Mae (Pitman) Watson. Gary was married on August 16, 1986 to Ginna Marie Young in Cincinnati, Ohio. This happy union of 36 years has been blessed with three children. Gary was a restaurant manager for 20 years and also worked for Schwan’s for 20 years. Gary has resided in the Switzerland County community since 1988. Gary has worked hard his entire life to provide for his family whom he loved dearly and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He had a passion for cooking and enjoyed baking, canning, gardening and working in the yard. Gary also loved nature and hummingbirds. Gary passed away at 10:52 a.m. Friday, August 12, 2022 at his residence.
Gary will be missed by his wife, Ginna Marie (Young) Watson of Vevay, IN; her daughters, Amanda Caudill and her husband, Kyle of Evansville, IN and Ashley Lynch and her husband, Joey of Vevay, IN; his son, Alex Watson of Vevay, IN; his grandchildren, Peyton, Ethan and Joey; her brother, Wayne Watson of Columbia, SC; his sister, Joanne Mental of Cincinnati, OH and his nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph Kendrick and Reva Mae (Pitman) Watson and his brother, Tom Watson.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2022, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2022, by the Reverend Mike Jones, at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow at Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
The muster and luncheon will be held at Ogle Park in Vevay, Indiana following the interment. Gary loved the food and the family asks if you would like to bring your favorite dish!
Memorial contributions may be made to the c/o Ginna Watson family. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com