WATSON, JAMES LEROY; of Clarkston; October 5, 2013; age 88; born April 25, 1925 in Hackett, Arkansas. Son of the late Walter and Pearl Watson. Husband of Wilma N. Watson; father of Dianna "Nan" Finiels (Robert), James Walter Watson and Jeff Watson (Sharlene); grandfather of 8 and great grandfather of 15; brother of Joe Riley Watson (Peggy) and the late Doris Eames, Dortha Watson and Ann McDaniel; also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends. Mr Watson retired from Pontiac Motor Division as a metallurgist and served in the U.S. Army during W. W. ll. He was a member for 61 years of The Apostolic Church, Auburn Hills where a Celebration of his Life will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 7 p.m. Bishop Roland D. Baker officiating. Interment with honors Wednesday October 9, 2013 10 a.m. Great Lakes National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday 3 p.m. until time of the service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Apostolic Church or Mercy Hospice.