Fire Chief Everette Lee Watson, 58, died on October 27, 2022, after participating in fire department training.
He proudly served with Calvert Township Volunteer Fire Department for 33 years and was the department chief at the time of his death. He loved helping and serving the people of his community. He was a member of the Grant County Mutual Aid Association, an instructor for fire training, a member of the Mutual Aid Scholarship Board, and a former president of the Arkansas Fire Chiefs Association.
In addition to his fire department service, he was president of New Hope Cemetery Association and coached soccer. He enjoyed woodworking and was a great cook.
He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, brothers, and extended family and friends.
He is remembered as caring and compassionate, a good friend who was dedicated to serving others.