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Alva Watson Jr.

January 19, 1944 October 4, 2015
Alva Watson Jr.
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Alva L. Watson Jr., 71, of Peoria passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. He was born January 19, 1944 in Danville to Alva  Watson Sr. and Laverne Bernadine Shepherd Watson-Simpson. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother. He is survived by his daughters, Deborah (Aaron) Wilson of Peoria, Alvina (Robert) Britton of Pekin; son, Alva Watson III of Pekin; grandchildren, Jayla and Caleb Wilson and Xander and Phoenix Watson; eight brothers; five sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. He worked as a Draftsman Designer for C.D.I. Corporation for 35 years retiring in 2009. He also worked for the Auxiliary Peoria Park District Police. He loved to play cards, pool and golf. Cremation has been accorded and a private graveside service will be held.
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