Carl Irving Watson Sr.. 78, died April 11, 2010, at a Massachusetts hospital.

He was born in Gardiner April 16, 1931, a son of Clarence W. and Alda (Baker) Watson Sr.

Carl was an. Army Veteran. He loved hunting and fishing. He was a truck driver locally for Delta Chemical in Searsport for years.

He was predeceased by a grandson, Charles Dodge; and three brothers, Herman, Robert and Ray.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Catherine Watson, of Belfast; three children, Carl Jr. and his wife, Theresa Watson, of Stockton Springs, Steven Watson of Knox and Darlene Chinchar of Nebraska; two brothers, Ernest of Palermo and Clarence W. Jr. of Massachusetts; eight grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 24, at 11 a.m. at the Grove Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave.