Calvin Clifford “Sonny” Watson, 83, of Lorain, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012, at Anchor Lodge Nursing Home in Lorain. He was born in Van Wert, Ohio, September 27, 1929, and lived in the Lorain area for 82 years.
He worked in quality control at the Lorain Ford Motor Company plant and retired after 35 years of service. Calvin was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Lorain.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 62 years, Lois G. Watson (nee Jackson); a son, Marc S. Watson of Florida; a sister, Claudia (Robert) Jones of Lorain; a sister-in-law, Doreese Hicks of Lorain; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends.
Calvin was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Watson; mother, Freda Walker (nee Young); stepfather, Lawrence Walker; stepmother, Rosamond Watson; and a sister, Dolores Wootten.
Memorial services will be held Friday December 28, 2012, at 5 P.M., at Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, 2652 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Reverend Monique M. Greenfield and Reverend Kevin Coleman will co-officiate.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be given at (800) 272-3900 or Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC 20090 in memory of Calvin Watson, Lorain.