Willard Joseph "Joey" Watson

July 31, 1942 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 78)


Willard Joseph “Joey” Watson Sr., age 78, was born on July 31, 1942 and passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020.  He was a long-time resident of Mobile, served 32 years with the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department, and moved to Bay Minette, Alabama in his retirement.

Joey was preceded in death by his parents, Lena and Joe Watson, and his oldest son, Joey Watson Jr. 

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sylvia Varnadoe Watson; sons, Jason Watson and Justin (Mindy) Watson of Mobile, AL; grandson, Conner Watson of Mobile, AL; and stepson, Paul (Angie) Phillips of Daphne, AL.  

A private graveside service to honor the life of Joey Watson will be held.

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