Michael R Watson

April 19, 1954 ~ January 27, 2018 (age 63)

Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Higher Ground Baptist Church, 2955 Fairview Rd. Gadsden, 35904, for Michael R Watson, 63, of Gadsden who passed away on January 27, 2018.  Rev. James O. Wallace will officiate.   Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home & Cemetery announcing.


Mr. Watson was a founding member of the Gadsden based Southern Gospel Group called Exodus and a huge Alabama football fan.


He is preceded in death by his father; Ray A. Watson.


He is survived by his wife; Becky, children; Ryan (Misty) Watson, Emily Watson, Latham Watson, Cole Watson,  Scott (Laura)Cain, and Jennifer Cain, mother; Imogene L. Watson, sister; Gina Latham brother; Kenneth (Jill) Watson, grandchildren; Savannah Watson, Brody Watson, Hayden Watson, Mckinley Watson, Sara Beth (Brady) Stephens, Logan Williams, and Jacob Cain, and several nieces and nephews.


Special thanks to Comfort Care Hospice and Kirklin Clinic.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Higher Ground Baptist Church in memory of Mike.


The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to time of service Wednesday at the church.


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