US Navy


Charles Richard Watson

July 9, 1930 ~ June 23, 2019 (age 88)

Charles Richard Watson, 88, of N. Prince George, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019.  He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.  Charles was a member of Westover Episcopal Church in Charles City.  He was a retired attorney and was the Commonwealth Attorney for Chesterfield county for 11 years.  After that he became a criminal defense attorney in the Colonial Heights area.  Charles was also a retired CW02 from the United States Navy.  He was a Navy Seal and received a national defense service medal with a Bronze Star.  Charles was a member of the UDT/ Seal Association for current and former seals.  He was a former member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary and was a current member of the Prince George Masonic Lodge #115 AF & AM.   Charles is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Frances McGee Watson; brother, Donald Watson of Shelby, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.  His remains will rest at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2019.  Funeral services will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate.  Online condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.


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