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Service set Friday for late Councilman Billy Clarke

Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Route 501 hit-and-run

Virginia State Police are investigating a Friday morning hit-and-run in northern Halifax County at the Staunton River and Campbell County line that sent a pedestrian to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.…

Remains of Emma Compton Layne identified; leads sought in homicide

Human remains found in the Nathalie area in November have been positively identified as those of Emma Compton Layne of Cody, who has been missing since June 20, 2017.

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Daniel Watson

SoVaNow.com / April 11, 2017


Daniel Watson, 75, of Clarksville, died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at VCU/MCV Hospitals, Richmond.

Mr. Watson was born in Red Oak, on Sept. 20, 1941 to the late John and Parthenia Toombs Watson. He attended the public schools of Charlotte County, and was a member of Salem Baptist Church, Red Oak. Mr. Watson was a former employee of Irby Funeral Home.

Cherishing his memories are three sons, Daniel Fields (Doris) of Brooklyn, N.Y., Leon E. Fields (Deborah) of South Boston, and Donnell Watson of Pittsylvania County, one step-son, Robert Walker; 10 grandchildren; three sisters, Mattie Belle of North Carolina, Millie McCrae (Curtis) of Bullock, N.C., and Laura Watson of Red Oak, two brothers, Clem Watson of New Jersey and John Watson Jr. of Red Oak, two devoted aunts, Hattie McCargo and Elvira Boyd of Red Oak, devoted friend, Bettie Mosley and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Watson was preceded in death by his wife, Lizzie Walker Watson.

A funeral was held Monday, April 10, at 1 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church, with Rev. Roger Allen, officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.

Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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