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Roger Dale Watson, Sr.

June 9, 1943 — August 11, 2022

Roger Dale Watson, Sr. of Valdosta, 79, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022. He was born June 9, 1943, to the late Ernest McCree and Bertha Howell Watson in Worth County. Roger worked in sales with Affinity Building Systems. He was a self-made businessman. He was a co-owner of Peach State Homes in Adel, Ga and owner of Georgia Home Builders in Valdosta. He was an avid University of Georgia fan and Bulldog Booster Club Member as well as a season ticket holder for decades. He was a member of the Booster Club for the Valdosta Wildcats and the Worth County Rams. Roger was a family man and he loved to travel. He was an amazing husband, father and friend.
He is survived by his wife, Gail Herring Watson of Valdosta, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa & Rock Hudson of Sylvester, GA; son, Roger Dale Watson, Jr. of Atlanta, GA; daughter, Natalie Watson of Hahira, GA; daughter, Gina Mathis of Valdosta, GA; grandchildren, Brittany (Michael) Acord, Taylor Durgin, Lacey Brock, William Watson, Emily Harris; great grandchildren, Levi Acord, Layla Acord, Landon Acord; sister, Virginia Grubbs. He is preceded in death by his son, Cody Harris; and his nephew, Dustin Grubbs.
Graveside services will be held at Friendship Primitive Baptist Cemetery on Monday, August 15, 2022, at 11 A.M. Pastor Todd Brooks will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Friendship Primitive Baptist Cemetery. Condolences can be conveyed online at Martin McLane.

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