About Us


W. A. Watson & Sons is an independent insurance agency founded in 1924 by W.A. Watson, Jr.  The Agency has remained a family business since and now is owned and managed by William E. “Gene” Watson, grandson of the founder.  Gene has been working in the Agency since 1975 and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation.

Operating as an independent agency allows us to represent more than one insurance carrier.  Thus we can shop your account around and find just the right company to fit your specific need.

We provide insurance in the following areas:

– Personal: Auto, Home, Life, Health, Umbrella

– Commercial: General Liability, Workers’ Comp, Garage Keepers, Umbrella

We proudly represent the following carriers:

– Erie,  Progressive,  Travelers,  Loudoun Mutual,  Anthem,  Piedmont,  National General,  Foremost

“Insurance that Satisfies” is our motto and that means delivering service to each and every customer every time.  We feature a staff that has extensive experience in the insurance field and the entire Southside Virginia area.

In addition to insurance we are also able to provide personal and commercial bonds. We also work with Excess and Surplus markets to place hard to insure risks and events. Call us today to see how we can help you with all your personal and business needs.

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106 North Main Street Farmville, Virginia 23901

434-392-4177 • 800-775-8350


Independent Agent