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Frank L. Watson

VisitationTuesday, July 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Pathway Memorial Funeral Home

ServiceTuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Pathway Memorial Funeral Home


Frank Watson died June 28, 2018 at the age of 96. Frank studied engineering at the University of Oklahoma. In 1952 he received an MA degree from Cincinnati Bible Seminary and in 1958, the B.D. degree. Frank served in the US Air Force in WWII and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the reserves. Frank was one of the first professors at Central Christian College of the Bible and taught there for six years. After earning a BSE in General Science, he taught a year at Centralia, MO before coming to Moberly High School where he taught math and science classes. He retired from teaching in 1981. In 1960 he married the former Margie Self, who survives.

Other survivors include two children, Dawn (Todd) Beaverson and Andy (Kristie) Watson, as well as four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at Pathway Memorial Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. followed by full military honors and interment in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Jacksonville. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.

Memorial contributions would be appreciated to the Central Christian College of the Bible, 911 East Urbandale, Moberly, MO or Timberlake Christian Church, 1624 Gratz Brown, Moberly, MO.

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  • Margie and Family, I was very sorry to learn of Frank's passing and offer my sympathy for your loss. Sincerely, Cousin Dick GlanzmanJuly 22, 2018, 6:10 a.m.
  • Our sympathy to the Watson family. Mr. Watson was an incredible Algebra teacher at Moberly H.S. He gave so much time to his students. He will be missed by the Thornburg family. He is home with JesusJuly 7, 2018, 2:59 a.m.
  • Very sad news. Frank is my cousin. Although I never met him, we exchanged letters a few times. Deepest condolences to his family. July 6, 2018, 5:19 a.m.
  • Frank introduced me to a part of my family I didn't know existed. I'll miss knowing he's there, even though I hadn't connected with him for a long time. A wonderful, generous man.. JudeJuly 5, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
  • Andy and family, Sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Cheryl Ann AdamsJuly 3, 2018, 7:50 a.m.

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