Brandt Ira Watson was born January 24, 1949 in Johnston County to the late Percy D. Watson and Adell Sims Watson. Brandt Departed this life on October 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by two brothers; Percy Earl Watson Jr. and Lynwood Ray Watson. Brandt graduated from Cooper High School in Clayton, North Carolina in 1968, and enlisted in the United States Army (Airborne). He acquired a certification in Brick Masonry which was his occupation. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Brandt is survived by two sons; Lamarr Watson of Clayton, NC., and Markel Watson of Smithfield, NC., seven grandchildren; Sanaii Watson, Maleyah Watson, Kali Watson, Lamarr Watson, Lamarriya Watson, Alesia Richardson and Lamonica Richardson, one Sister; Rochelle Watson Reed (George) of Garner, NC., two brothers; Winston O. Watson (Jean) of Raleigh, NC., and Ronald A. Watson of Raleigh, NC., several brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.