William F. Watson

William F. Watson, 92, of New Paltz, passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Archcare at Ferncliff in Rhinebeck, NY. He was born November 12, 1929 in New Paltz and was a lifelong resident. Bill had been employed by Central Hudson in Poughkeepsie until his retirement in 1995. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. Bill was also a US Army veteran.

Bill was predeceased by his first wife Emily Watson and his second wife Mary Watson.

He is survived by two sons, William F. Watson III, of Kingston, Larry P. Watson Sr. and his wife Tobi, of Rosendale, three daughters, Carolyn Chamberlain and husband Joe, of South Carolina and Barbara Southworth and partner William Patching, of Bloomington and Wanda Hucker and partner Adam Demeter, of Kerhonkson. Also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, February 2nd from 4 to 6 PM at the George J. Moylan Funeral Home Inc., 2053 Route 32, Rosendale. His funeral service will be 10 AM Thursday February 3rd at the funeral home.

Interment with Military Honors will be in the New Paltz Rural Cemetery. The family suggest memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital www.stjudes.org or to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org

To leave a personal condolence for his family please visit www.GJMoylanFuneralHome.com.

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