GRAHAM W WATSON, age 85, of Lombard, died October 17 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 20 from 3 to 9 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.
Funeral Service will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM at Brust Funeral Home.
Interment will be at Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst.
Mr. Watson is survived by two daughters, Marilou Watson of Glendale Heights, and Cynthia Jean (Donald) Jacobs of Lombard; his son, Robert J. (Eileen) Watson of Wheaton; three grandchildren, Courtney (Kevin) Perna of Romeoville, Shannon Marie Watson of Wheaton, and Sara Jean Jacobs of Lombard; his great-grandson, Andrew John Perna of Romeoville; his brother, William Watson; and many loving cousins, nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends.
Mr. Watson is preceded in death by his wife, Elsa C., nee Turner; and his brother John (Doris) Watson.
Mr. Watson was a resident of Lombard for 55 years. He was a graduate of Steinmetz High School in Chicago. Mr. Watson was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific. He had managed service stations in Lombard at Main Street & St. Charles, in Wheaton at Geneva & Main Street, and at 5 corners in Glen Ellyn. He had worked as a Maintenance Foreman for Glenbard West and Glenbard East retiring in 1986 from District 87. Mr. Watson loved dancing, musicals, and history.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society, 1801 South Meyers, Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Greater Illinois Chapter, 150 North Michigan, Suite 400, Chicago, Illinois 60601, or the American Heart association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674 would be appreciated.
Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.