Arthur Watson, Jr., 84, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2012 at Golden Living Center in Tell City. He was born August 31, 1927 in Lebanon, TN to the late Arthur Sr. and Martha Ann (Walker) Watson. Also preceding him in death are three sisters and 3 brothers.Arthur was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp and retired in 1990 from the U.S. Postal Service. He was married in April 14, 1949 to Alice Lucille Taylor. He was a member of Freewill Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening and vacationing.Surviving is his wife, Alice Lucille (Taylor) Watson of Gatchel; his children, Prentice Watson of Gatchel, Veronica (Larry) Dean of Gatchel, Dorothy (Terry) Shephard of Hawesville, Jim Watson of Gatchel, Ethel Ann (Randy) Racine of Gatchel, Jenny (Victor) Blair of Gatchel, Patrick Watson of Derby and David (Diana) Watson of Gatchel; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 4, 2012 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Pastor Lewis Garrett will officiate. Burial will follow in Lilly Dale Cemetery with military rites. Visitation is Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at Friday 9-11 a.m. at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Association.