Lloyd W. Watson, Jr.

Lloyd W. Watson, Jr.

Lloyd William “Buddy” Watson Jr., 59, Elizabethton, passed away Friday April 29, 2011, in the Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital, Kingsport, after an extended illness.

A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Lloyd William Watson Sr. and Mary Rains Watson. He was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and East Tennessee State University. Buddy was retired due to disability from the City of Elizabethton. He was a Treatment Operator with the Waste Water Treatment Plant.

He loved to draw, watch cartoons and loved to travel.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Delores Williams.

Survivors include a sister & brother-in-law: Brenda & R.J. Wilson, Elizabethton; Three Nieces: Debbie Williams, Jeri-Kay Williams and Missy Bare and her husband, Gary all of Elizabethton; Two Nephews: Randy & Michael Wilson; Several great & great great nieces & nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mark Street and Rev. James Hawk officiating.

Graveside Service and Interment will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by Rev. Mark Street. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister and brother-in-law: Brenda & R.J. Wilson, 828 Mulberry Street, Elizabethton.

To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Watson to the American Lung Association in Tennessee, One Vantage Way, Ste. D-220, Nashville, TN 37228.

Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery.

Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.

Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Happy Valley Memorial Park