Harry Watson, 78, Jamestown, ND died Friday July 19, 2013 at Eventide at Hi-Acres Manor under Hospice care in Jamestown, ND.
Harry Watson was born November 7, 1934 at Vancouver, British Columbia, the son of Charles Henry Watson and Mary Jane (Best) Watson.
Harry, like his father was very adventurous and worked on ships most of his life as a merchant marine. He was also a member of the Canadian Navy. Harry has literally been all around the world. His experiences include working on tug boats, whaling ships and on some of the largest tanker ships at the time. He served as a fireman and oiler. He ended his career as a skilled marine electrician.
Harry moved to Jamestown around 1998 and was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served others in their time of need. He loved to tinker with anything and was known to fix about anything. He did work for the Jamestown School District as a part-time custodian. He enjoyed the people he worked with.
He is survived by1daughter, Jennifer Tunison, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia; 2 grandchildren; and 1 brother, Cameron Watson, Grand Forks, British Columbia.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral Service - 1:30 PM Friday July 26, 2013 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Jamestown, ND with President Jay Pickrel, officiating.
Interment - Highland Home Cemetery in Jamestown, ND.