US Air Force

Everett Watson

December 18, 1936 ~ February 2, 2020 (age 83)


Mr. Everett Watson, 83, of Rockledge, FL passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at his new home in Georgia.  He was born in Cleveland County, NC to the late Johnny Watson and Evelyna McFadden. He left Shelby in 1954 to join the US Airforce and faithfully served for more than 30 years. He was married to Rose R. Ligon for nearly 61 years and together they have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. He returned to Shelby regularly and always called it home.


A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at S.T. Enloe Memorial Chapel at 11:00 AM, 231 North Lafayette St. Shelby, NC 28150. 704-487-9598. Condolences can also be expressed at  


To the entire Watson Family, we at Greener Pastures Funeral Home offer to each of you our most sincere and heartfelt sympathies and condolences. Our prayers remain that your abiding faith in God will continue to comfort, to strengthen and to sustain you during your time of bereavement.

 Service Program


Memorial Service
February 15, 2020

11:00 AM
S. T. Enloe Memorial Chapel (NC)
231 North Lafayette St.
Shelby, NC 28150


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