Obituary for Steve D. Watson

Steve D. Watson died peacefully at Highland Ridge Nursing and Rehab on March 19, 2020 in Dublin, VA at the age of 69.  Steve is survived by his children Mallory Watson, Gregory Watson and Gregory’s wife Jenny Watson; and his brother Tom Watson and Tom’s wife Susan. He is preceded in death by his mother Betty, his father Virgil and his brother Jerry.  Steve was born on August 9, 1950 in Mansfield, OH to Virgil and Betty. He graduated from Concord University in 1976 with a degree in psychology and then received his Masters Degree in psychology from Radford University in 1980 . After moving to Radford, Steve began working for New River Valley Community Services as a clinical psychologist. His children remember him as a passionate father who encouraged them to pursue their goals.  Steve was accomplished at fishing and playing guitar and played publicly with The Fisherman Four during his years in high school in Springfield, OH. He also would proudly tell of his many fishing expeditions and near catches of fish “this big”.  The family would like to thank Highland Ridge Nursing and Rehab and Carilion New River Valley Medical Center for their efforts, care and loving kindness. In lieu of flowers, please remember Steve fondly in your thoughts.  Funeral services will be private.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com  Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.

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