Michael Shawn Watson


Michael Shawn Watson passed away peacefully at home on Friday, October 28th, 2011 from Congestive Heart Failure.

Michael was born on May 27, 1966 in Montgomery, West Virginia, the third child and youngest son of Mary Jones and the late Willie Watson. After relocating to Columbus in 1974, he began attending school at Highland Elementary, and eventually Westmoor Middle and West High Schools. Michael also attended Denby High School in Detroit, MI, where he participated in the ROTC program.

Michael was preceded in death by his father, Willie Watson, step-mother Lillian Watson, and grandparents Frank L. and Marie Jones, and John and Anna Watson.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, loving mother Mary Jones, brother Jeffrey (Linda) Watson, sisters Sharon Bridges and Tracey (Clarence) Tyree, step-daughter Asia, as well as ten nieces and nephews, and fifteen great-nieces and nephews. Michael also leaves behind a host of loving aunts, including special Aunt Eunice Jones, uncles, cousins, close family friends and special friend, Donna Johnson.

Condolence Messages

  1. i truly feel like u were my brother. i spoke with u on a daily bases, ur plans to make positive things happen. u r truly in the best place now, no pain, no sorrow and no worries. u have been laid to rest in the peace that surpasses all understanding. we love u but god loves u best and so he called u home. we will miss u.

  2. mrs ada gilliam and family

    may peace be with you and yours through these difficult times and god bless

  3. melethia hughes(puddin)

    i aso sorry to hear about mike i seen him the day before , i feel he's at peace now , and happy . im sorry for the family may god be with ya'll in this time of need.

  4. Cynthia (Boo) Smith

    Its so sad to see someone thats like family pass away. He was a very nice and respectful man and also a good ball player. My prayers are with the Tracey and the Jones family may God bless them all.

  5. Tracey and Family, although no words can really help to ease the loss, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.

  6. Veronica(Ronnie)Thornton

    To Mrs. Watson Tracy, and family. Our prayers are with you in this time of the homgoing of our loveone. He wil truly be missed.His smile,respect to all and my family.We love you Mike. If there is any thing we can do we are just a phone call away.Just remember God is with you!!! Love you, Ronnie

  7. Yvette Rash Winston

    Sharon Jeffery Tracey Please know that you and your Family are in my Thoughts & PRAYERS! You Have My Heartfelt Condolences. Know That JESUS Will See And Bring You Through.

  8. Felicia Whitehead

    I’m wishing you everything you need to get through this difficult time. May God comfort you in this time of bereavement.

    Matthew 5:4
    4 blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

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