WATSON, Sgt. Major Deron T. Sr.  -
WATSON, Sgt. Major Deron T. Sr., passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at The James Cancer Center in Columbus, OH on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. He was born July 30, 1965 in Dayton, OH, a graduate of Jefferson Township H.S. He went on to serve in the U.S. Army for 34 years. Deron rose to the highest rank of an enlisted soldier which was SGT. MAJOR. He was an avid L.A. Laker and Dallas Cowboy Fan. Always passionate about his family, his work & bacon. He was happiest when others were happy. Left to cherish his memory: mother Thelma (Reginald) Anderson, father David (Cathy) Watson, five children Wendy (Brandon) Harris, MO, Tina Curry, Deron Jr., of Dayton, Tamara Watson, Columbus and Kiye Boseman of MI; three brothers David (Tammy) of FL, Ronald & Vincent of Dayton; two sisters Rosalynn (Keith) Allen, Valerie (Levi ) Harris all of Dayton; three stepsisters Angela Gay, Martina Blackstone, Stephanie Watson; eight grandchildren and best friend/former wife Petra Watson. A host of loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends. Funeral service will be 11 A.M., Friday, August 4, 2017 at The MarketPlace Movement, 3300 W. Third St. Bishop Robert Lyons Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends 10-11 A.M. Interment Dayton National Cemetery.