Darryl Lynn Watson was born in Houston, Texas on November 1, 1950, to Cecil and Durelle Watson.
Darryl served 20 years in the United States Army. Once he retired from the military, he started working at the Department of Criminal Justice, and he was with them for 15 years. Darryl also worked for Henderson and Anderson County for five years. In Darryl’s spare time he enjoyed riding his motorcycle. But mostly Darryl cherished spending time with his family and friends. He was a loving son, brother, husband, grandfather and a great friend to many.
Those left to cherish his memory: wife of 16 years, Renita Elaine Watson. Sister, Madelyne and her husband Billy Wardrup and brother, John and his wife, Virginia Waston. Sons, Sean and his wife Larisa Waston, Richard and Marisol Waston, and Getzell and his wife, Shea Lynn Murrell. Daughter, Elonda and her husband, James Epps. Grandchildren, Keanu Lynn, Logan Rain, Esperanza, Desiree, Faith, and Melissa Watson, DeMarcus Epps, Jayden, Kaleb, and Tyler Murrell. Darryl has many other family members and a host of friends. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Darryl is preceded in death by his parents.
Pastor Margaret Bradford with Amazing Grace Church in Mabank, Texas will be officiating for the Watson family.
We, the family of Darryl Watson would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude for the warm condolences extended to us during this time of mourning. To all who sent cards, made phone calls, texts, prepared food, visits, and prayers, we thank you. A special thank you to my Pastor Margret and Floyd Bradford and church family. And my family at Tool Elementary. We thank you.