John C. Watson 67, of Mabelvale, AR made his transition from this earthly life on December 9, 2016.
He was a member of the Horace Mann Class of 1967. He attended Little Rock University for two years before enlisting in the United States Air Force. He also served in the United States Army.
He was predeceased by his parents, Floyd and Callie Robinson; daughter, Regina Watson; and brother, James Watson.
He leaves to cherish his memories wife, Joyce; daughters, Danyale (Arlon) Jenkins, Christie (Everett) Hamilton and Dr. Kimberly (Michael) Chandler; son, Peter Davis; grandchildren, Brandon, Jostin, Jacob, Micah, Katelyn, Justin, Arlon Jr., and Kourtni; one brother, John (Regina) Watson; niece, Patricia (Harold) Williams, mother-in-law, Effie Brown; and great-uncle, Gilbert Harris.
Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m., Thursday, December 15, 2016, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, December 16, 2016, at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home Chapel, 1200 S. Chester St. Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow with honors at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 Maryland Ave., Sherwood, AR.