William "Joe" J. Watson

February 4, 1959 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 60)

William Joseph “Joe” Watson, 60, of 600 Oleopolis Rd. Oil City, PA. , died at 11:06 A.M. Thursday April 18, 2019 at his home.

Born Feb. 4, 1959 in Oil City, PA., he was the son of the late William R. Watson & Doris Leadbetter Watson.

Joe was a graduate of Oil City High School.

He was previously married to Cindy Chrispen and Stella Russell, both whom survive.

Joe had worked at Electralloy in Oil City for many years, where he had held several positions.

He was an outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting and fishing and his rabbit hunting dogs.

He is survived by his loving children

Sara Watson of Pittsburgh

Jack Watson and his companion Katie McClellan of Oil City

four stepchildren

Steve Drozdo & his wife Valerie Emily Drozdo, Joseph Drozdo and Jackie Holt

a sister

Sandy Hanna of Oil City

a brother

Bob Watson & his wife Sharon of Cranberry

Friends will be received from 5:00P.M.-7:00 P.M. Tuesday in the Reinsel Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Tueday in the Funeral Home with Joe's cousin Rev. Bonnie Stoudt, Presiding.

Interment will be in Plumer Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Vernango County Humane Society or to the American Heart Asssociation.

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