Obituary of Ira Joe Watson
Ira Joe Watson
Ira Joe Watson, 86, a Retired Farmer, died Monday, August 5, 2019 at home. Graveside services and burial are 10:00 AM Thursday, August 8, 2019 at McGehees Chapel Cemetery in Como, MS. Memorial Funeral Home in Tunica, MS is handling the arrangements.
He graduated from Mississippi State University. He also served in the Army.
Survivors include: his wife of thirty-two years, Martha Stephens Watson; sons Tate (Jennifer) Watson of Destin, FL, Van (Jan) Watson of Crenshaw, MS, Bill Rucker of Los Angeles, CA, John (Andrea) Rucker of Oxford, MS; daughter Connie (Rick) Moore of Madison, MS; brother Bill (Mary Jo) Watson of Collins, MS; grandchildren Shelby Watson, Mackenzie (Josh) Seilhan, Cade Watson, Nicholas (Victoria) Bobo, Taylor Watson, Jack Moore, Luke Moore, Mimi (Hayden) Hankins, Porter Rucker, Conner Rucker and four great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents I. C. and Edna Dean Watson.