Johnny Luther Watson
Johnny Luther Watson
  • December 7, 1935 - October 4, 2017
  • Texas

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John L. Watson, 81, of Wildwood, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. He was born on December 7, 1935 to Betty Head Watson and Luther J. Watson in Beaumont. John graduated from South Park High School in 1954, and attended Lamar College He retired from Ameripol Synpol Corporation in Port Neches after 31 years. He enjoyed attending South Park High Class of '54 functions, golf, fishing and travel.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Mildred Watson of Wildwood; brother in laws, Herman Rice and his wife Elda of Los Cabos, Mexico, Herbert Rice and his wife Glenda of Hemphill, Texas; nieces, Tina Jay and her husband Brett of Hot Springs Arkansas, Kara Hyden and her husband Mike of Springs Branch, Holly Carrizales and her husband Rolando of The Colony.. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Brad Watson.

Graveside services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont. The family will receive friends at Forest Lawn Funeral Home starting at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Beaumont, 3739 N. Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713