Mancil M Watson Jr
February 28, 2024 ~ June 26, 2009
Graveside services for Mancil M. Buddy Watson, Jr., 85, of Hughes Springs will be at 10 AM Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at Hughes Springs Cemetery with Rev. Rick Webb officiating under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. of Hughes Springs. Mr. Watson was born February 28, 1924 to Mancil M. Watson, Sr. and Dessie Lena Watson in the Concord Community and died June 26 at Beacon Hospice at Margarets House in Longview. He was a 1942 graduate of Hughes Springs High School. He served 31 years in the United States Air Force and retired in 1974 at the rank of SMSGT. Buddy also served as Assistant Vice President at Otereo Savings and Loan in Colorado Springs, CO until 1990. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Hughes Springs. Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law Debbie and Jack Hatfield of Hughes Springs and Freda Larson of Prudenville, MI; grandchildren Zachary Hatfield of Texarkana; Russell and Jeanie Mathers of Osan AFB, Korea; Mark and Sandy Mathers and Angela and Chad Winslow, all of Midland, MI; five great grandchildren; one sister Genie Mae Penny and her family of Linden; and sister-in-law and husband Roe Jean and Roy May of Lone Star. He was preceded in death by his wife, Theta Lynn Hull Watson, his parents and one sister Oleta Barker. Memorials may be made to Buckner Foundation Senior Care and Assistance, 2201 Horseshoe Lane, Longview TX 75605 or to Beacon Hospice, 5016 Gilmer Road, Longview, TX 75604. Visitation will be on Monday, June 29th. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM at the funeral home in Hughes Springs. Online condolences can be made to www.reeder-davis.com.