October 17, 1950 - September 4, 2021
John Bert Watson, age 70, of St. Augustine, FL, passed away on September 4, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. Born on a Navy base in San Juan, Puerto Rico to the late John and Eulah Watson, he grew up in Bethesda, MD. Bert earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, where he played on the football team. After graduation he started working in insurance and continued his career to work as a banker. He served on the board for St. Johns County Park and Recreation and was responsible for the development of many recreation parks in St. Johns County. He also served as Creeks Athletic Association President. Bert loved sports and enjoyed coaching his kids and grandkids in football, baseball and soccer. He would make sure to attend every dance recital his daughter ever had. Bert loved being on the water, he enjoyed boating, skiing, and fishing. But more than anything he loved his family and he will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife, Simone; children, John Bert Watson, Jr., Kaley Huxford (Micah), Jared Watson (Holly) and grandchildren, Zach Watson, Abbey Watson, Stephanie Watson, Grant Huxford and Warren Huxford. He was preceded in death by his parents and late wife, Marilee Watson. In lieu of flowers send donations to Switzerland Community Church’s Children’s Ministry in memory of Bert Watson. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 at Alpine Grove on Monday, September 6, 2021. Graveside services will be private. St. Johns Family Funeral Home in St. Augustine is in charge of arrangements.
John Bert Watson, age 70, of St. Augustine, FL, passed away on September 4, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. Born on a Navy base in San Juan, Puerto Rico to the late John and Eulah Watson, he grew up in Bethesda, MD. Bert earned his... View Obituary & Service Information
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