GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for Lee Watson, 83, of Goldthwaite, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite. Burial will follow at Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

He passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 in Gatesville.

He was born Jan. 15, 1936 in Burnet County to Thomas Jiles Watson and Corrine A. Sprinkle Watson. He married Daisy Lee Whitley on July 15, 1954 in Goldthwaite.

Survivors include sons, Floyd Watson and wife Carly of Krum, Travis Watson and wife Vickie of Carlsbad, New Mexico, Steve Watson and wife Annette of Goldthwaite and David Watson and wife Elaine of Weatherford; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Toby and Natalia Watson, Miranda and Michael Cooley, Brad and Angela Watson, Kaylen and Jordan Speegle, Taylor and Taylor Ball Watson, Raven and Quincy McCalpine, and Jenny and Kyle Hessler; sister, Merlene Herbert or Belton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Jiles Watson and Corrine A. Sprinlkle Watson; his wife, Daisy Lee Whitley Watson; and his four brothers.