Sam Ray Watson, 86, widower of Rita Watson, and longtime resident of the Wrightsboro Community, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Sam was born in Sampson County September 23, 1929, the son of the late Thomas E. and Etta Lee Woodard Watson.
Surviving are a daughter, Sandra W. Tucker, and her husband, Michael, of Wilmington, and Mary Etta Watson of Stuart, Fla.; and granddaughters, Ashley Siddons, and her husband, Josh, of Castle Hayne, and Christina Burks of Stuart, Fla.
Sam was a faithful member of Apostolic Tabernacle Church, where funeral services will be conducted at time and date to be announced. The Rev. L.E. Logue will officiate services. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
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