Marvin H. Watson

Graveside services for Marvin Watson will be 11 A.M. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008 at Fairview Cemetery in Richards, TX with Rev. Joel Wilson officiating. Visitation is from 5-8 P.M. Friday, Jan. 26, 2008 at Metcalf Funeral Home. Mr. Watson was born Jan. 1, 1917 in Richards, TX and passed away Jan. 23, 2008 in Houston, TX. He is preceded in death by his wife of nearly 40 years, Goldie K. Watson. He is survived by his son and daughter in law, Terry and Bonnie Watson; sisters, Pat Hemenway and Eloise Garrett;

brother, Harold Watson; and granddaughters, Teresa Corbitt and Tracy Watson. Many nieces and nephews also survive. Mr. Watson played semi-pro softball in Sugarland, TX in the early 1940's while working for the Imperial Sugar Company. He later served in the US Marine Corp. during WWII, where, among other awards, he received a Purple Heart. To leave a written tribute in honor of Mr. Watson, please visit www.mem.com.