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Charles Watson, Sr.
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Charles Watson, Sr.

Monday, September 19th, 1938 - Friday, April 19th, 2019

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KENNEBUNKPORT

Charles W. Watson, Sr., 80, of Kennebunkport, died Friday, April 19, 2019 at Maine Medical Center in Portland following a period of failing health.

Charles was born September 19, 1938 in Portland, the son of Earle William and Maybelle Gladys (Salisbury) Watson, Sr. and is a graduate of Deering High School, class of 1957.

He joined the Maine Army National Guard in 1957, serving for over 20 years as a company cook.

Charles worked with his parents at their restaurant, the former Watson’s Restaurant on Sea Road. At the same time, he began operating Watson’s Lunch Truck, visiting work sites throughout York County. He sold the restaurant in 1983, and continued to operate his lunch truck until 2008. One of his trucks, once he retired it, had over 400,000 miles on it.

In his spare time, Charles loved to attend car shows, watch old western movies and the tv program Hee Haw.

Services will be private.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with expenses.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Charlie’s Book of Memories page at www.bibberfuneral.com

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043.

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John and Mary Larrabee

Charlie was a good man with a heart of solid gold. He gave a couple of 15 year old newlyweds a chance with housing, employment, fatherly advice, and a life long friendship. Memories will be in our hearts and minds as long as we live. Mary & John Larrabee
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Earle Watson

You've always been my Uncle, but we were raised more like brothers. There were more good times had together than anyone should ever be allowed and it always puts a smile on my face when I think back on them. I've posted pictures of your beloved Welchville, The Wheeler Farm in Shelburne, NH and your parents in a Model T Ford on the Meadows Bridge in Shelburne, NH when they were courting, so you can take a gander anytime you have a hankering. I will miss you, but do take a certain amount of comfort that you are finally at peace.
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Email: help@bibberfuneral.com