WATSON, AUSTIN EDWARD, 78, of Tampa, formerly of Clearwater, died Tuesday (Sept. 14, 2004) at James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa. Born in Birmingham, Ala., he moved to the area in 1944. He was a retired salesman, was Protestant and a was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific theater. Survivors include two sons, Frederick Watson, Tampa, and Donald Austin Watson, Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Joan Turner, Clearwater; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Veterans Cremation & Burial Society, Clearwater.