Paul L. Watson, 48, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 2, 2017.
Born July 7, 1968 in Artesia, Calif., he had lived in Dawson County for the past 35 years.
Mr. Watson worked in the residential construction industry and enjoyed fishing and NASCAR.
His father, Ronald Watson, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his daughter, Kelsey Watson of Dawsonville; his former wife, Susan Watson of Dawsonville; mother, Pamela Watson of Dawsonville; grandson, Colton Watson of Dawsonville; brother, Jeffery Watson of Pittsburgh, Pa.; various other relatives also survive.
Memorial services were held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Ziemer officiating.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.