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William Phillip Watson
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  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
    1235 South Clark Street, Suite 910
    Arlington, VA 22202

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North Charleston, SC 29406
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“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
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“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. We were classmates of Phil and remember him well.Bubba & Cindy Spencer ”
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“Phil and I grew up together. We played playground ball and High School baseball.Shared some great times and good memories. ”
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William Phillip "Phil" Watson, 71, of Columbia, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Saturday, September 26, 2020. A gathering of friends and family will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020, from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm at the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Rd., North Charleston, SC 29406. His inurnment at Carolina Memorial Park will be held at a later date.

Phil was born August 14, 1949 in Charleston, SC, son of the late Elliot Louis Watson and Julia Crawford Watson. He was a U.S. Air Force Vietnam war veteran and retired sheet metal worker at Charleston Shipyard where he served his apprenticeship. He had a green thumb and loved gardening and working with plants. He also enjoyed basic woodworking and was a Clemson Football fan.

He is survived by son, Thomas C. Watson (Amy) of Hanahan, SC; step son, Clayton Cole (Katrina); sister, Julia Grooms; grandchildren: Isaac, Mary, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Parker, Kenzie and C.J.; godson, Aaron Crandell; goddaughter, Lysa Crandell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 1235 South Clark Street, Suite 910, Arlington, VA, 22202.