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Dr. Henry Duke Watson, IV

Dr. Henry Duke Watson, IV, 84, died Saturday, September 1, 2018 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. He was born May 17, 1934 in West Point, MS to Henry Duke Watson III and Corinne Franklin Watson. He was a life long resident of Aberdeen, MS. He attended Mississippi State University and graduated from Auburn University with a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He was a member of the Aberdeen Rotary Club and a charter member of the Aberdeen Golf and Country Club. He was a member of the Aberdeen First United Methodist Church and the Mississippi Veterinarian Association. Services will be Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Mary Hutson officiating. Burial will be in the Watson Family Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include his wife Patricia Ann ( Williams ) Watson of Aberdeen, MS; son, David Haduk (Stefany) of Baltimore, Maryland; three daughters Ruth Anne Strickland (Tim) of West Point, MS, Corinne Carr (Anthony) of Springfield, VA, and Kimberly Watson-Roberts (Joey) of Marion, AR and Sturgis, SD; two sisters Jane Upton (Carey) of West Point, MS, and Patricia Cantrelle of Pittsfield, IL; three brothers George F. Watson (Sallie) of Aberdeen, MS James M. Watson (Bonnie) of West Point, MS, and Richard G. Smith (Evelyn) of West Point, MS; Grandchildren Rob Smith, Ben Smith, Rachel Trumbore, Robyn Webb, Andrew Carr, Austin Carr, Ainsley Cullum, Ash Cullum, Madison Roberts, Joseph Roberts, Christina Roberts; and great grandchildren Emileigh and Henry Smith and Charlotte and Peter Trumbore. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry Duke Watson, lll , Corinne Franklin Watson,and Willene Caradine Watson. Pallbearers will be Garry Miller, Kam Otey, Jerry Enis, Jerry Nason, Mike Spradling and Andy Nigel. Honorary is Wade Spiers. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Aberdeen or Strong United Methodist Church. Condolences may be sent to tisdalelannmemorial.com.

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