Owen Lee Watson

August 15, 1941 - August 10, 2019

Owen Lee Watson, 77 of Bedford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at his residence. He was born on Friday, August 15, 1941 in Lynchburg, a son of the late Holly Owen Watson and Martha Ann Atkinson Watson.

He was a retired from Wheelabrator Abrasives.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Alice Pinion Watson; his daughters, Beth Woolwine of Salem, Susan Dooley & husband, Greg of Bedford; his son, Tim Gilreath & wife, Pam of Bedford and family friends, Terry & Alice White of Goodview.

There will be no services, however friends and family are invited to visit at the Watson home to share fellowship and memories on Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18 from 10 AM until 3 PM each day.

Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.