Robert Watson

Robert John Thomas "Jack" Watson

Saturday, November 19th, 1927 - Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
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Robert John Thomas Watson (Jack), 92, of Fergus Ontario, passed unexpectedly at home on August 19th, 2020.
Loving husband of Jane (nee Bell), and father of Lynda (Phil), Predeceased by his son Gary (Jane Pan).
Son of Robert John and Annie Watson (nee McGuineess). The oldest of nine children, Jack will be missed by
Joan , Ron , Stan, Betty, and Carol. Predeceased by Les, Rose and Brian. He will be missed by his grandchildren, Damion, Camille and Elizabeth and great granddaughter Audrey.

Jack will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Jack was a man of many talents, and passions. Most notably his love of flight and flying. He pursued and enjoyed many hobbies including photography, artistry, singing, building both models and structures, and collecting. He melded his love of fine art and aviation into a career he loved. Jack was highly involved with the Anglican Church in the Toronto Diocese and was an active member of St James in Fergus for the last 23 years. He volunteered for many causes over his lifetime. He served as a board member for many years at Camp Artaban in Bolton, later Camp Couchciching in Orillia. Visitation will take place at St James Church in Fergus on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 from 10:00 am to noon. A private family funeral will then take place.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
    St. James Anglican Church
    171 Queen St East
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  • Service

    St. James Anglican Church
    171 Queen St East
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    Private family service to be held.
    Rev. Ann Turner
  • Interment

    Memory Gardens Cemetery
    Hwy 7
    Breaslau, ON
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    Burial to occur at a later date.


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Janet Irvine

Posted at 05:46pm
Jane, and family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. He was always a friendly face at the seniors centre
Janet and Frank Irvine

Charles and Penny Barker

Posted at 02:10pm
We knew our friend, Jack, for over 45 years, and shared many fond memories of fly-in breakfasts, Pietenpol Parties, and other great times. He was a lovely, kind man with a great sense of humour. Our love and heartfelt condolences go out to Jane and family.
Charlie and Penny Barker

Susan sellers

Posted at 06:46pm
Our prayers of strength go out to all the family. Uncle Jack was a very special man. I will cherish my memories of such a wonderful uncle.He was a inspiration to me and he will be missed he was so loved

Ron & Sandy & Family

Posted at 11:35am
With loving memories of "Robert Watson",
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bob foster

Posted at 04:08pm
Dear Jane and Family
Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Jack. I have many good memories of long talks with Jack around town and on the campaign trail. A fine man who will be missed.

Jane I have been thinking of you during these very difficult days.
with kindest regards
Bob Foster

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