COSHOCTON- Rita Pauline (McKee) Watson, 81, passed away at home with loving family around her on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.
She was born July 7, 1937 in Coshocton Co. to the late Paul P. and Geneva E. (Hawkins) McKee. She loved writing in her journal, and playing card games with her grandchildren. She loved watching sports, “Family Feud”, “The Price is Right”, and driving around with pappaw.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Gary E. Watson, whom she married July 29, 1956; two daughters, Dana L. Watson and Beth E. (Eric) Klein; two grandsons, Kristopher and Garrett Klein; a granddaughter, McKenna Johnson (Joren Franks); and a sister, Sally Nelson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Donna Bowman, Kay Miller, and Phyllis Ann McKee.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date, with burial in South Lawn Cemetery. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling arrangements. www.fischerfuneralhome.com
Memorial donations may be made to Community Hospice of Coshocton County, P.O. Box 1620 Coshocton, OH 43812.