Royce Watson

royce watson
LINDEN Graveside services for Royce Watson, 94, of Linden will be 1:00 PM Friday, December 14, 2007 at Linden Cemetery with Bro. Mark McClanahan officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, December 13 from 5 to 7 PM at Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home in Linden. Mr. Watson was born November 20, 1913 in Linden to Allen and Vida Lou Harris Watson. He passed away December 11, 2007 in a Linden nursing center. He served the people of Cass County for 25 years as County Tax-Assessor Collector, was a member of Linden United Methodist Church., the Men's Choir, and the Linden Lions Club. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Betty Watson of Linden; one brother, W.A. Watson, Jr. of Linden; one son-in-law, Harvey Cox of Texarkana; five grandchildren, Karen Cox Courtney of Flower Mound; Chris Cox of Lewisville; Kevin Cox of Texarkana, AR; Ron Watson of Linden; Justin Watson of Wake Village; and 12 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Henderson Watson; a daughter, Betty Ann Watson Cox; and two brothers, Ed Watson and Duke Watson. In lieu of flowers, memorials maybe made to Linden United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 338, Linden, TX 75563 or to Linden Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 863, Linden, TX 75563.

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  1. I was sorry to learn of the passing of your Dad in today's paper. I remember him as the Cass County Tax Collector. I went to work for him in July 1961 and worked for seven months before Cindy was born. I will be praying for your family.

  2. My sincere condolence. I know he will be missed by all who knew him.Sue & Howard Robinsonand the Howard & Sue Robinson Foundation.

  3. Nancy and I just wanted to let Ronnie and Betty and the rest of the family know that we are thinking about you in this time of sorrow and our prayers will be with you. GOD Bless, Buddy & Nancy

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