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Surprise Funeral Care

16063 W. Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ

OBITUARY

Gary Lee Watson

January 13, 1940June 26, 2020

WATSON, Gary Lee, 80, passed away on June 26, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burton C. Watson and Thelma Ward Watson; and his brother, David Watson. He is survived by his son, Scott Watson; his daughter, Marcia Watson; and his former wife, and dear friend, Barbara Watson.

Gary was a farmer, a truck driver, and a bakery owner when he lived in Iowa. When he came to Arizona, he enjoyed gardening, and greeting customers at Walmart. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Gary is going home to Thornton, Iowa, and will be in the care of Retz Funeral Home there. Services will be arranged at a later time.

To sign the guestbook online and to share your memories, and send condolences and well-wishes to the family, please visit, www.surprisefuneralcare.

Services

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Memories

Gary Lee Watson

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Caroline Lowe

June 30, 2020

Dear Watson Family,
I’ll always be grateful for Uncle Gary and the beautiful way he shared his heart and smile. You couldn’t miss him, that’s for sure! So much love to you all and big hugs.
Carrie Watson Lowe

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY