Lowellville - Robert Lee Watson "Sport", 84 of Lowellville, died October 22, 2018 at his residence.
Mr. Watson was born April 25, 1934 in Youngstown, a son of Charles and Florence (Glasier) Watson.
He was a 1952 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. Bob was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served from 1955-1961.
He worked in the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local (former 225) 396, retiring in 2007.
Bob was a member of the Johnson Club and Croatian Club in Bessemer, Pa.
He is survived by his wife, the former, Rosemary Beight, whom he married April 25, 1971; five sons, Jim (Deb) Watson, Ken (Cheri) Lupton, Tom (Gale) Watson, Bob (Andrea) Lupton, and Chuck (Michele) Watson; one daughter, Beth Scocchera; 11 grandchildren, Susan (Steele) Derringer, Brett (Erica) Parsons, Bryan (Mallory) Parsons, Keith (Celia) Lupton, Travis (Courtney) Lupton, Casey Watson, Robert (Amanda) Lupton, Zach Scocchera, Trevor Watson, Austin Watson and Courtney Watson ; 11 great-grandchildren, Miranda, Mckenna, Madison Flitton, Leah and Brock Parsons, Emma and Benjamin Parsons, June and Aaron Lupton, TJ and Melody Lupton; great-great-granddaughter, Emerysn; sister in law, Phyllis Watson; two nieces, Kari (Dan) Kibby and Stacie (Klynt) Maston; two nephews, Rick (KC) Watson and Bruce (Patty) Watson; and his best friend, John Prater.
Besides his parents, Bob was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Calvin Watson; and one grandson, Dylan Lupton.
Services will be held at Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home Poland, 270 N. Main St., Poland, Thursday at 6:30 PM.
Friends will be received Thursday from 4:00 PM to 6:15 PM at the Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home Poland, Poland,Ohio.
Rosemary and Beth want to give a special thank you to: Jim Watson, Bob and Andrea Lupton, Rick Watson, Zach Scocchera, Dolores Ipe, Robin Montgomery, and John and Janell Prater for their time assisting in Bob's care.
Condolences may be sent at www.beckerobits.com.