HJ203: Celebrating the life of Charles Richard Watson.


Offered February 10, 2020
Celebrating the life of Charles Richard Watson.
Patron-- McGuire

WHEREAS, Charles Richard Watson, a respected attorney and patriotic veteran in Prince George County, died on June 23, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Charles Watson was a former member of the elite Navy SEALs and retired from the United States Navy as a chief warrant officer 2, having earned a National Defense Service Medal with a Bronze Service Star; and

WHEREAS, Charles Watson served as the Chesterfield County Commonwealth’s Attorney for 11 years, then worked as a criminal defense attorney in the Colonial Heights area; and

WHEREAS, Charles Watson continued to serve his country as a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary and supported his fellow veterans as a member of the UDT-SEAL Association; and

WHEREAS, Charles Watson enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as a member of Westover Episcopal Church in Charles City; and

WHEREAS, Charles Watson will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife of 62 years, Mary Frances, and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Charles Richard Watson; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Charles Richard Watson as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.