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Jerry Thomas Watson

February 20, 1948 ~ March 14, 2020 (age 72)


Jerry Thomas Watson, 72, of Kannapolis passed away on March 14, 2020. He was born February 20, 1948 in Chesterfield County, SC, a son of the late Tom Perry Watson and Gertrude Rhynes Watson.

Jerry was a computer consultant working with various companies in the area. He also taught computer skills previously at Philip-Morris, RCCC and Stanly Technical College. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was an avid reader and loved to play guitar. Jerry loved spending time with his family.

A  private funeral service for the family will be held at Whitley’s Funeral Home. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Watson. Six sons, Shane (Sara), Jonathan (Stephanie), Jason (Jaylyn), Joseph (Rebekah), Justin (Ashley) and Jake (Carly), and 23 grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers Robert Watson (Paula) and Tommy Watson (Pam).  Jerry is preceded in death by his granddaughter Emma Sophia.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Tucker House.


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Private Service

Whitley's Funeral Home
1748 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard
Kannapolis, NC 28083


West Lawn Memorial Park China Grove, NC

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