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Paul "Duke" Watson
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Obituary for Paul "Duke" Watson

ROCKVILLE-Paul "Duke" Watson, 69, of Rockville, Indiana died at 6:39 pm Friday, April 28, 2017 in the emergency room of Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

He retired from Great Dane Trailers in Brazil. He also worked many years in electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling.

He was born March 12, 1948 in Clinton, Indiana to the late William Lee Watson and Lottie Hazel Shipp Watson.

Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Robin Reisinger Watson whom he married November 10, 1990 in Rockville; one son, Zachary Smith of Centennial, Colorado.

He was of the Nazarene faith. He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the AMVETS post 61 in Rockville. He enjoyed woodworking and collecting trains.

Graveside services will be 10:00 am Wednesday, May 3, at Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville, with the Rev. Tim Russell officiating. Burial with military graveside honors by Parke County veterans will follow.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville. Online condolences may be shared at

Funeral Home:
Gooch Funeral Home
112 W. Howard Street
Rockville, IN
US 47872

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10:00 AM
Memory Garden Cemetery

U.S. Highway 41
Rockville, IN 47872





Memory Garden Cemetery

U.S. Highway 41
Rockville, IN 47872

Military graveside honors will be conducted by Parke County veterans.


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