NEW PHILADELPHIA [OG] --- Clarence M. Watson, 61, founder and general manager of the Lockport Hatchery here, died at 5 P.M. Monday at the Torgler Nursing Home after six months illness.
He leaves his widow, four sons, James, Robert, Walter, and Richard, of this place; two daughters, Mrs. Paul Watkins, New Philadelphia and Mrs. Phillip Mardis, Newcomerstown; his mother, Mrs. I.V. Wilson, Byesville; two sisters, Mrs. Don Snider, Uhrichsville and Mrs. Vivan Hutton, Atlanta, Ga.; one half-sister, Mrs. Emma Donahue, Akron. Mr. Watson was twice married.
The body has been removed to the Evans Funeral Home where services will be conducted Thursday at 2 P.M. by Elder John D. Carlile. Burial will be made in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday evening after 7 o'clock and on Wednesday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M.
(Source: Tuesday 10 March 1953 Jeffersonian.)