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Curtis Douglas Watson

February 13, 1943 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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BARNSTEAD- Curtis Douglas Watson, 79, of Rabbot Lane, died on Sunday, September 18, 2022 following a period of declining health.

Born on February 13, 1943 in Norwood, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Ernest Watson and Alice (French) Averill.

Doug proudly served in the US Army from 1960 to 1972 and received the Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge (CIB), Sharpshooter Badge, and Good Conduct Medal.

Prior to his retirement, he worked as sawyer and co-owner of the family business, NH Timber Products. Doug loved the outdoors and enjoyed gardening, skeet shooting, snowmobiling and ATV riding. Some of his favorite pastimes were boating on Half Moon Lake and riding on any train he could find. Doug loved his family and his animals, farm and domestic, especially his German shepherds and could always be found with a camera in his hands.

Doug was predeceased by his son Adam and his brother, Everett (Alex) Watson.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Linda (Kelley) Watson; his children, Howard Watson and wife, Rebecca of Epsom; Amanda Jones and husband, Robert of Waynesville, Missouri; Justin Tasker and wife, Kris-Lynn of Barnstead; and Heather Watson of Barnstead; 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; many siblings, nieces and nephews.

Graveside Service will be held Monday, September 26th at 1:00 pm at Floral Park Cemetery, 30 Barnstead Rd, Pittsfield, NH.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the local DAV office: VARO-Norris Cotton Fed Bldg., 275 Chestnut St, Rm 515, Manchester, NH 03101.  The Roan Family Funeral Home – Still Oaks Chapel of Epsom is assisting the family with arrangements.  To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit

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Graveside Service
September 26, 2022

1:00 PM
Floral Park Cemetery
Barnstead Road
Pittsfield, NH 03263


VARO-Norris Cotton Federal Building
275 Chestnut St. Room 515, Manchester NH 03101


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