David Watson, Sr.

May 5, 1927 - April 28, 2019

David Watson, Sr., 92, of Wildwood, died Sunday, April 28, 2019. He was born on March 5, 1927, in San Antonio, to Ozelle Long Watson and B.K. Watson. David proudly served his country in the United States Army and Airforce and later retired from Kountze High School.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-six years, Patricia Watson; children, Debbie Watson Reynolds and Diana Watson-Guillory and her husband, Kevin, all of Wildwood; Donna Watson Neely and her husband, Edgar, of Kountze; and David Watson, Jr. and his wife, Jana, of Nacogdoches; grandchildren, Gabe Reynolds; Tanner Guillory; Dallon Neely and his wife, Erin; Jared Neely and his wife, Madison; Preston Watson; and Avery Watson; great-grandchildren, Ava Reynolds, Audrey Neely, and Savannah Neely; nephew, Billy Don York; and niece, Celissa York. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Norman Watson; and sister, Elouise York.

A gathering of Mr. Watson’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, Kountze. His interment will follow at Holland Cemetery, Kountze.

Special thanks to Tonya Mallard and Heart of Texas Hospice for the wonderful care given to our dad.

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Holland Cemetery

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Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 530 w. monroe street kountze tx 77625
  • 05/01/2019
  • 3:00 pm

Broussard's Mortuary - Kountze, TX

Broussard's Mortuary - Kountze, TX
  • 530 w. monroe street kountze tx 77625
  • 05/01/2019
  • 7:03 am

Broussard's Mortuary - Kountze, TX

Broussard's Mortuary - Kountze, TX
  • 530 w monroe street kountze tx 77625

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Deborah Laird Walker

So many great memories of Mr. Watson. He was a teacher and a friend to all his students. He was someone we trusted and confided in. Every Saturday morning we took off with him in the Driver's Ed car and he would let us drive all day. I will always remember his smile and his laugh. Thank you Watson family for sharing him with us. We will always have fond memories of him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Karen and Bill Wallace

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I am praying prayers of peace and comfort for the entire family through this difficult journey.

Kenny and Melinda McNeely

Rest In Peace Mr Watson . You inspired many with a beautiful respectful family. We honor you as a man, father, grandfather and husband. ❤️

Cindy Martin Freeman

Very sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I have fond memories of him. He was my bus driver, counselor and driver's ed teacher. He gave great advice all through my high school years and I passed on his advice to my son. I know you will miss him dearly.

Mary Fears

My prayers and thoughts are with the entire Watson family. Your dad was the a wonderful friend at high school. He was kind and hard working. I later meet his three great daughters and son. Mrs. Watson please know that your family is a blessing to so many. God bless Mary Fears

Bob Harbuck

Thank you, Mr. Watson for your encouragement and guidance. I probable would not have gone to college without your help. Love to all the family.