Virgil L. Watson

October 12, 1935 - June 22, 2019
Virgil L. Watson thumbnail
 
Geib Funeral Home & Crematory
Dan Ranker aka Buckaroo Bubba
Ruth Kinnaird
Laura Eberly (Casady)
Maureen Behrens Moon
Diana Goudy
Gerry Tinor
McWilliams Family Light a candle
X

Obituary

Virgil L. Watson, 83, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 22, 2019 in his home while surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Canton, he was the son of the late Arthur and Grace Hinton Watson and was the owner and operator of Virgil L. Watson Electric Plumbing Plus. Prior to starting his own b…

read more

Virgil L. Watson, 83, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 22, 2019 in his home while surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Canton, he was the son of the late Arthur and Grace Hinton Watson and was the owner and operator of Virgil L. Watson Electric Plumbing Plus. Prior to starting his own business, Virgil worked as a foreman at the former Warner and Swasey in New Philadelphia. He was a member of the Holmes United Methodist Church at New Philadelphia and was a member and 32nd degree Mason with the New Philadelphia Lodge 177 F. & A.M.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia A. Watson of the residence; a son, Tim (Vickie) Watson of New Philadelphia; three daughters, Marjean (Tom) Cunningham of New Philadelphia, Joy (Dan) Bezak of Dennison and Marla (Carl) Sanders of Dellroy; a brother, Harold (Wilma) Watson of Sequoia, California; a sister, Velma Flaherty of Ravenna; ten grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Virgil was preceded in death by a son, David Watson; a grandson, George Lusic III and seven siblings.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 11 AM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home at New Philadelphia with Pastor Roger Warnes officiating. Burial will be in Holmes Church Cemetery at New Philadelphia. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 4 to 7 PM in the funeral home.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to either Community Hospice, Truman House, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663, or, Holmes United Methodist Church, 6428 Holmes Church Road NE, P.O. Box 267, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

hide

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm

End Time: 7:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm

End Time: 12:15 pm

Holmes Church Cemetery

Address:

6438 Holmes Church Rd NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

| Map


Donation Information

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
Donate Now

Holmes United Methodist Church

P.O. Box 267
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Virgil by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for Virgil L. Watson

Born: October 12, 1935
Died: June 22, 2019

Condolences for Virgil L. Watson

Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Dan Ranker aka Buckaroo Bubba posted on 6/27/19

Thoughts and prayers for the Watson family. Lord, place your comforting hands on them. In Jesus name, AMEN..

 

Ruth Kinnaird posted on 6/25/19

So sorry for your loss Tim and Vickie you’ll be in our thoughts and prayers. Ruth and Mark Kinnaird (Honey Bunny and Mean Gun Mark)

 

Mike Davis posted on 6/25/19

With Sympathy; My heart is with you in your loss and pain.

 

Jeff Albaugh posted on 6/25/19

Patty and Family, I'm sorry to hear of Virgil's passing. He will be missed. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Jeff Albaugh

 

Laura Eberly (Casady) posted on 6/25/19

Visiting with you and Grandma Pat when I was a little kid.

 

Terry sanders posted on 6/25/19

Virgil will be sadly missed so sorry for your loss.R.I.P. Virgil.

 

Maureen Behrens Moon posted on 6/25/19

Tim (Split Rail): Our condolences to you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss. You and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. With Much Love, Mike and Maureen Moon (Digger and MoBetta)

 

Jane Hadley posted on 6/25/19

So sorry to hear of Virgil's passing. I met Virgil and his family when they started attending Homes United Methodist Church. I watched and came to love them all as the children grew, and shared in the sadness of son David's death. My prayers and sympathy to Pat, Marjean, Joy, and Marla. Love, Jane Hadley

 

Diana Goudy posted on 6/25/19

So sorry for your loss. May Gods peace and comfort be with you all. God bless.

 

Barbara Ronald Carpenter posted on 6/25/19

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time of loss.

 

Gerry Tinor posted on 6/24/19

My sympathy for your loss. Mr. Watson was a nice man who was always smiling when I saw him. May you find comfort and peace in many happy memories and in knowing that he is safe in the arms of Jesus. Sincerely- Gerry (Debevec) Tinor

 

Lori Briggs Noonan posted on 6/24/19

My sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.

 

McWilliams Family posted on 6/24/19

To the family, our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you during this time, take comfort in the loving wonderful memories, cherish them all, Rest In Peace Mr.Watson

 

Cindy Yosick posted on 6/23/19

So sorry for all the famly he was a good guy our deepest sympathy to Pat and the children. Our deepest sympathy Frank and Cindy Yosick

 

19