Clarke E. Watson

March 28, 1934 ~ February 12, 2019 (age 84)


Clarke E. Waston, 84, of Owensville, IN passed away on Feb. 12, 2019 at his home. Clarke was born on March 28, 1934 in Vincennes IN. to the late George and Louise (Kidwell) Watson.  Clarke was an Office Manager for NCR for 34 years, a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Evansville, IN, and a US Army Veteran. He coached softball and baseball at Scott Township for 16 years and also served as treasurer for the Evansville Track Club for 30 years.

He is survived by his children Michele (Pedro) Duran of Owensville, IN ; Pangela (Don) Letterman of Boonville, IN;  Dan (Amy) Watson of New Palestine, IN; Nelson (Anna) Opell of Albuquerque, NM; a sister, Donna Sensmeier of Darmstadt, IN 10 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren.

Besides his parents Clarke is preceded in death by his wife, Verna (Lockhart) Watson on Nov, 1974, a son Vance Opell and a great grandson Carter Vincent, brothers and sisters; Dick Watson, Glen Watson, Beverly Stephens, Phyllis Black and Susie Fossmeyer.

Visitation for Clarke will be Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Stodghill Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be on Sat. Feb. 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Volkman Rd. in Evansville with Pastor Kirk Horstmeyer officiating. Burial will be held at 2:00 pm at May Chapel Church Cemetery in Lawrenceville IL. Donations may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Youth Fund. 

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February 15, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stodghill Funeral Home

Funeral Service
February 16, 2019

10:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
1925 Volkman Rd
Evansville, IN 47715


Immanuel Lutheran Youth Fund
1925 Volkman Rd, Evansville IN 47725
Tel: 1-812-867-5088

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