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Glen Howard Watson

February 3, 1924 February 22, 2019
Glen Howard Watson
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Obituary for Glen Howard Watson

Glen Howard Watson, a recent resident of the Fountain Winchester Circle Care Nursing Home, died on Friday, February 22, at Clark Regional Medical Center, at the age of 95. He was born, one of eight children, on Feb 3, 1924 on Cob Hill KY to Herman and Lanie Watson. An Army veteran of WWII, he served with distinction in the 18th Division, 112th Infantry in Belgium, Germany, France, and England. He was a celebrated bluegrass musician who played the mandolin and wrote and recorded music with his first wife Vivian (deceased) and, most recently, with the Kentucky Cut-Ups. Glen is preceded in death by both his parents, sisters Orpha and Anna Lee, brothers Otis and Dennis, 2nd wife Margaret, and his beloved third wife Betty. He is survived by sisters Bea and Jewell, brother Audra and by children Glenda Parrillo, Nelda Marks, Ed Watson and Rickey and Darrell Wasson. Also grandchildren Michelle, Cristina, Michael, Alicia, Darren, Preston, Sherrie and Alison, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Glen was a devout Christian and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Visitation, at the Toler Funeral Home in Irvine, KY, will be on Tues., Feb, 26th at 6:00 to 8:00 PM for friends. The funeral will be at 11:00 AM on Wed., Feb. 27th.


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