James Roy Watson, 65, of Arkansas City, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at South Central Kansas Medical Center.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at St. James Church of God In Christ. Friends can greet the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory.

A memorial has been established for the Jaxton Watson Education Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be made at www.rindt-erdman.com.

A more complete obituary will be in a later CourierTraveler.