Arrangements for Doc Watson

Funeral services for Doc Watson will be held this weekend in Deep Gap, NC at the Laurel Springs Baptist Church.

Doc’s body will lie in state on Sunday (6/3) from 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT), with the funeral to follow. Laurel Springs Pastor Larry Young will officiate, along with Rev. Gary Watson. Burial will be at the Doc and Merle Watson Cemetery at the conclusion of the service.

On Saturday (6/2), the family will receive friends at the church from 5:00-9:00 p.m.

The Watson’s have asked that memorial contributions be sent to…

The Doc and Rosa Lee Watson Scholarship Fund
c/o Cove Creek Preservation & Development, Inc.
Post Office Box 344
Sugar Grove, NC 28679


The Doc and Rosa Lee Watson Grandchildren Education Fund
369 Lakeview Drive
Deep Gap, NC 28618

Hampton Funeral Service in Boone, NC has posted a Guest Book online where fans and friends can express their condolences to the family, and a link to send a private message as well.

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