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2017-03-02

Larry Dean Watson

1959-2017

Larry Dean Watson, 57, of Lakehills, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 25 in San Antonio. He was born in El Dorado, KS, to Gerald and Sharron Watson on July 12, 1959. He married Kim Whiteside on June 3, 1995 in El Dorado, KS.
He graduated from Bluestem High School in Leon, KS. He started working while still in high school at Kansas Aluminum, then Sherwin Williams Glass, opened his own business, Watson Glass. Next he enjoyed his travels while working for Halliburton and Hydrochem. He then went to work for Kaneb Pipeline, Valero, NuStar Energy, Hiland Partners and Tesoro Corp. having worked as a pipeline controller from 1995 to present.
He also made an impact in the lives of Matt Guthrie, Maggie Ross and Kristin Guthrie when he had the opportunity to be father to them, That bond has remained.
He enjoyed volunteering and helping in his local community. He was the co-chair of the gumbo contest of Lakehills Cajun Festival. He was very proud of his three daughters and ten grandchildren. He was a member of the Church of Christ and was one of the song leaders.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Sharron Watson.
Larry is survived by his wife of 21 years Kim Watson of Lakehills; father, Gerald Watson of El Dorado, KS; daughters, Christy (Scott) Baty of Salem, OR , Kimberly (Troy) Tyler of Salem, OR, and Jenny Watson of Lakehills; sisters, Carrie (Eldon) Davis of ElDorado, KS and Nancy (David) Weber of Leavenworth, KS; grandchildren, Ethan, Brynna, Tanner, Cloey, Kaydence, McKayla, McKenzie, Kyndal, Karly and Carson.
Funeral services will be held 11 am, Saturday, March 4, at Grimes Funeral Chapels with Mr. Martin Smith, officiating.
Memorials may be given to the Bandera Church of Christ.
The family invites you to send condolences at www.grimesfuneralchapels.com by selecting the "Send Condolences" link.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.