Steven Ronald Watson

Steven Ronald Watson, 95, of Phoenix, passed away February 09, 2012 in Scottsdale, Nevada.

Visitation will be held at Arlington National Funeral Home in Houston on February 12, 2012 at 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

Funeral service will be held at Arlington National Funeral Home on February 13, 2012 at 11:00 am with Reverend Ken Bell of St. Andrew’s Church officiating. Burial will follow at Desert Hills Cemetery. Brooks and Sons Funeral Home are handling the funeral arrangements.

Steven was born in Phoenix to Arthur and Brenda Watson on February 15, 1917. He went to high school at Phoenix Palms High School and graduated in 1934. He went on to earn a degree in Business from Nevada State University. He worked as a VP of Marketing for a golf course for 40+ years. He was a member of the Shriner’s of Phoenix. He enjoyed football, baseball, collecting sports memorabilia, watching movies, and spending time with his family.

Steven is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Brenda; three brothers Gregory, Dennis and Douglas Watson; and a sister Nicole Collins.

Steven is survived by his sister Rose (Rob) Smith of Scottsdale; son Joshua (Irene) Watson; daughter Judith (Ken) Price; two grandchildren Christina Watson and Tammy Price; and newborn great-granddaughter Jane Watson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 4355, Washington, DC 55555. Condolences may be left in Steven’s online guestbook at

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Scottsdale Hospice and Palliative Care Center for their support in his final days.