Kieth William Watson, of Fort Frances, Ont., passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at the age of 66.
Kieth was born April 16, 1945 to Melvin and Florence Watson.
Along with his family, they lived in Calm Lake, Ont. before later moving to Fort Frances, where he remained until his passing.
He worked for the Abitibi pulp and paper mill for 34 years, retiring in 2000.
He loved to cook, travel, painting, and gardening, and in the last few years had taken up hunting.
Kieth is survived by his son, Brian, and siblings, Wayne (Dixie), Fern (Earl) Martin, Cheryl (Terry) Beadle, and Dennis (Linda).
He also will be greatly missed by his many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
Kieth was predeceased by his parents, Melvin and Florence Watson; brother, James (Beaver); niece, Jennifer Beadle; and nephew, Steven Beadle.
A time of fellowship and remembrance was held Tuesday, March 13, 2012 from 2-4 p.m. at the Northridge Funeral Home in Emo, Ont.
Interment will take place at a later date.
If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice c/o Northridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 89, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.
Online condolences may be offered at www.northridgefuneralhome.com