John Lawrence Watson III

January 14, 1932 - January 6, 2024
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Oconee Hill Cemetery
297 Cemetery Street
Athens, GA 30605
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John Lawrence Watson III, who led securities trading for Atlanta’s Robinson-Humphrey Co. during its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s, creating capital for companies that would become some of the Southeast’s major corporate players, passed away on January 6 following a prolonged illness, just shy of 92. Known for steely calm amid the chaos ofContinue Reading

PeterJ DaPuzzo left a message on January 22, 2024:
John was a wonderful person to deal with in our securities business and highly respected by everyone. He was very gracious and pleasant during the merger of Shearson and Robinson Humphrey always caring for his “people”. The industry was very fortunate to have him represent us as a leader of STA for many years. Condolences to Dot and their family. Mary Jane & Peter
Daphne & Jeremy Pridgen left a message on January 20, 2024:
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Kathy perez left a message on January 16, 2024:
My condolences too the family. It was a pleasure caring for John, he always had a smile on his face. John will definitely never be forgotte, he was oneof a kind. We spent many hours together doing a variety of activities daily.
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