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Kenneth Tyrone Watson Sr.

Kenneth Tyrone Watson Sr., 55, of Meadow Country Road, departed this life on Sunday, May 9, 2021. He was born on April 11, 1966, in Washington, D.C.

A graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, Kenneth remained a faithful employee in the maintenance department of Suffolk Public Schools for 24 years.

He was a member of Mt. Ararat Christian Church, where he served as a member of the male chorus and the Mt. Ararat Men’s Ministry.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, John Harold Watson. He leaves to cherish his memories, one son, Kenneth Watson Jr., Washington, D.C.; mother, Betty Watson and one brother, Michael T. Watson, of Suffolk; three uncles, John C. Saunders Jr. (Shelley) of Chesapeake and Percy R. Saunders (Charleen) and Warner D. Saunders (Andrea) of Suffolk. He is also survived by five great aunts, Dora Lockett of Washington, DC, Barbara Black (Robert) of Virginia Beach, Lennora Skeeter and Ann Saunders of Suffolk and Eloise Skeeter of Ingleside, CA; one great uncle, Aubrey Skeeter of Suffolk; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Mount Ararat Christian Church, 1860 Airport Road, with Pastor, Amos Woods Jr. presiding. The service will also be broadcast live via the Mt. Ararat Christian Church Facebook page. He will be laid to rest at Nansemond-Suffolk Cemetery.  Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc.