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Frank Vinson Watson

July 3, 1932 — September 17, 2020

DURHAM- Frank Vinson Watson, 88, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Croasdaile Village.

Mr. Watson was born July 3, 1932 to the late Zack and Lillie Watson in Roxboro, NC. He retired from Frito Lays. Mr. Watson enjoyed gardening, collecting junk and antiques and hanging out with friends.

Mr. Watson is preceded in death by his wife, Fayedean Medlin Watson; parents, Zack and Lillie Watson.

Mr. Watson is survived by his son, Robbie Watson (Angela); grandchildren, Christin Sapikowski (Brandon), Kevin Watson, Chandler Watson, Tracy McLendon and Jeremy Allen; great-grandchildren, Austin Davis, Logan Davis, Charlotte Sapikowski and Emilee Sapikowski.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. Officiating will be Reverend Hugh O’Shields.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

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3712 Cheek Rd, Durham, NC 27704

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