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Wilford ‘DBoy’ Watson

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

McHENRY, Ky. — Wilford “DBoy” Watson, 87, of McHenry, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022, surrounded by his family under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. He was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Carl Watson and Ann Lorene Raymer Watson.

Mr. Watson retired from Ohio County Balefill.

Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, James Watson, Roy Watson, and Richard Watson, and four sisters, Wilma White, Linda Watson, Anna Jean Parrott, and Luvine Benson.

Mr. Watson is survived by his ex-wife and companion, Carolyn Allen, of McHenry; son, Jamie Watson, of McHenry; daughter, Rebecca (Dwayne) Laughary, of McHenry; one granddaughter, Haley Wilkerson; two brothers, Billy Ray Watson, of McHenry, and Bobby Joe Watson, of McHenry; and one sister, Joyce (Bobby) Casteel, of Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at William L. Danks Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Lindsay officiating. Burial will follow in Fisher Cemetery in McHenry. Friends may visit with Mr. Watson’s family from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

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