1921 - 2015 William Ed Watson, 93, of Beaumont, died Monday, February 2, 2015, at Oakridge Assisted Living Home, Beaumont. He was born on November 29, 1921, in Norman, Oklahoma, to E.B. Watson and Lily Irene Hickman Watson, and had been a longtime resident of Beaumont. Ed is survived by his wife, Mary; son, Stephen 'doc' Watson of Beaumont; daughter, Sylvia Jeanne of Atlanta, Georgia; step-daughter, Michelle Laurent-Pratt of Bradenton, Florida; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Betsy Hale Watson, two brothers, and two sisters. A gathering of Mr. Watson's family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 6, 2015, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 2:00p.m., Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Broussard's, with interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Texas Veterans Service Group, P.O. Box 12352, Beaumont, Texas 77726. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Feb. 6, 2015