STATE COLLEGE - Dennis R. Watson, 63, of State College, died Monday, Sept. 24, in Lawrence Township, Clearfield County.
Born Sept. 16, 1949, in Bellefonte, he was the son of Rae A. Watson, of Milesburg, and the late Joseph R. Watson.
He is survived by: his wife, Cathryn "Cathy" (Grove) Watson, who he married on Aug. 27, 1971; sons, Matthew B. (Julie) Watson, of Bellefonte, and Eric J. Watson, of State College; sisters, Nancy Crust, of Bellefonte, Suzanne Ryan, of Milesburg, and Caroline Bush, of Julian; brothers, Larry Watson, of Unionville, and Gary Thomas Watson, of Boalsburg; and grandchildren, Amber, Nathan Watson, Sincere Watson and Vianna Watson.
Dennis was a 1967 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School. He was a salesman for Lewistown Paper. He was of the Protestant faith.
Dennis was an avid bowler and golfer. He was also a Penn State football and wrestling fan, he belonged to the Penn State wrestling club. He was a Pittsburgh Steeler fan and a Pittsburgh Pirate fan. He also enjoyed watching all local softball teams.
A funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Milesburg, with Pastor Harold McKenzie officiating. Friends will be received from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ashley McClain Softball Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Doug Dyke, 751 S Eagle Valley Rd, Wingate PA 16823.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Milesburg.
Online condolences may be made at www.deankwetzlerfuneralhome.com.