Rev. Swather John Watson, age 90, was born December 31, 1929, in Wilmington, Delaware, to Swather Osais Watson and Maude Roach. He departed this earth on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at home surrounded by loved ones.
He received his early education in the Wilmington public schools. He graduated from Howard High School. He was a bus driver for DART for 23 years.
He was a retired Assistant Elder of the AUMP Methodist Church Conference. He really enjoyed teaching bible study at the Rose Hill Community Center. He enjoyed visiting and spending time with his children in New Jersey. He liked playing pool, going to the beach, and joking.
He was preceded in death by parents, Swather Osais Watson and Maude Roach-Carrie.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Arnetta Lorraine Watson; his children, John Watson, Micheal Watson, Kimmon Watson (Francetta), Pamela Watson, Crystal Watson, Wayne Watson (Diane), Paul Watson (Sharell), Daryl Watson, Petra Flamer, Mhaudett Watson, and La-Zett “GiGi" Watson; 46 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grand, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends
His Celebration of Life Service will be 11 am on Friday, February 28, 2020, at Congo Funeral Home, 2317 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Deleware 19802, with a viewing from 9:00-10:45 am.
His burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Disabled American Veterans, 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.
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