Mr. Watson was born March 27, 1933 in Memphis, TN. He is the son of the late Embrey and the late Cassie (Currie) Watson.
He was a US Army Veteran. He was employed by Xerox in Rochester, New York as a Machine Operator.
Predeceased by his wife, Ella Mae Watson and 1 son, Jermaine J. Watson. He is survived by 4 sons, Cleveland Watson Jr., Sir Lawrence (Sonia) Watson, Donald Watson, Berry (Yvonne) Young and Diqin Hill; 4 daughters, Pamela (Tony) Duvell, Ella Watson Jr., Linda Watson and Donna Watson; many grand and great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives, church family and friends.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, December 12 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Church, 131 Dr. Samuel McCree Way, Rochester, NY.
The Funeral Service to Celebrate his life will be held 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Church, 131 Dr. Samuel McCree, Rochester, NY with. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, NY.