Hobert Lee

Hobert Lee "Toby" Watson, 93, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, December 1, 2017 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Hobert was born and raised in Boston, KY, where he played basketball and ran track. He was a past Master of Masonic Lodge in El Dorado, Kansas, served in the United States Army during WWII, and loved travelling the country and other countries with his work, overseeing building and construction refineries. He was instrumental in building the first refinery in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, Africa, and Trinidad. During his travels he left a mark as a loving and caring person, husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to fish, bird hunt, play golf, and tell jokes. He was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Lee Watson; his parents, John Watson and Gladys Watson-Newton; five siblings, James Watson, Johnny Watson, Juanita Vittitow, Lillian Harrel, and Gladys Rae Clark; and a half sister, Betty Lou Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sandy Watson; one son, Richard Dodd "Dickie" Watson of Elizabethtown; two daughters, Tobi Watson Sharp of Elizabethtown and Rebecca Colleen Barry of Murcia, Spain; two half siblings, Sammy Newton of Elizabethtown and JoAnn Thompson of Bardstown; four grandchildren, Joshua Barry, Ashley (Lucas) White, Rebecca Frye, and Lindsay Sharp; one great grandchild, Gabriel "Gabe" Shoults; and several nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Dr. Kevin Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Monday and continues after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hardin Memorial Health Foundation. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Monday, December 4, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Tuesday, December 5, 2017 starting at 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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