It is with regret we announce the passing of Mr. Larry Wayne Watson, age 63, of Fayetteville, TN. Larry was born on April 14, 1956 to the late James Miles and Ruby Lorene Scott Watson. He earned his High School Diploma from the Boonshill School and was of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Watson enjoyed working in his yard, loved people, and was always willing to lend a helping hand, doing things the “Watson Way.” Larry passed away on April 3, 2020 at Lincoln Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Mitchell Watson; daughters, Jennifer Dunn of Kimberly, AL, Michelle Monks of Fayetteville, Amanda (Chris) Horvath of Shelbyville, and Brandi Nelson of Rainbow City, AL; step-daughter, Heather Keith of Fayetteville; sister, Linda (Jerry) Mullins of Fayetteville; sister-in-law, Ruth Watson of Steger, IL; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three nephews; and three great-nephews. In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his brother, Cecil A. Watson.
A private family service will be held for Mr. Watson with Rev. Wayne Hollingsworth and Dr. Jon Hathcock officiating. Burial will be in the Boonshill Cemetery. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will be no public gathering at this time.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Larry Wayne Watson.
As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic and concern for the family of Mr. Watson, services will be private at this time. A public gathering may be scheduled for a later date. To honor social distancing and still allowing our community to support families in their time of need, you can sign the online guestbook at higginsfh.com. If you do not have access to the internet you may drop a card or condolence off at Higgins Funeral Home.
My heart is broken to hear about the loss of mr. Larry. He was a really good “Joe”and will be missed, but one day I will see him again in heaven. Praying for the family for comfort at this time love you
Rita, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God be with you during this time and always. Love you
Linda and Jerry, we are so sorry for your loss. May you and all of his family and friends receive comfort and peace from our Heavenly Father. We will remember all of you in our prayers. Love always.
We will miss you
Gonna miss Larry Worked with him a long time Not a better person around
I am so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing ,went to school and grew up with him.May God be with each of you during this most difficult time.Linda ,I will be thinking of you all.
I am so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing ,went to school and grew up with him.May God be with each of you during this most difficult time.Linda ,I will be thinking of you all.Brenda Burns
Such a sweet, funny man, i loved him. Michelle, Brandi, Amanda, and Mrs Linda, Im truly sorry. Prayers sent for you all
With sincere sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Larry will be missed.
Sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. Prayers for you and your family at this time.
We r so sorry for your loss will be praying for u all
So sorry to hear this news. Larry and I went to school together. This is very sad news.
Linda, I’m sorry to hear of your brothers passing. May God provide comfort during this sad time. Prayers are with you and the family
Rita and family, So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was a super nice guy. You and your family will be iny thoughts and prayers
Linda and Jerry; we were so sorry to learn of your brother’s passing. I am sure you will miss him and so will his many family members. If you need Judy and I to do anything for you during this sad time please let us know. May the peace of Christ be with you during this time when you are not allowed to be with your many friends for their comfort.
Rita & family. I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Linda and family, we send our sympathy.
Linda, We are so sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. We love you and are praying for you and your family.
Rita and girls, so sorry for the loss of Larry.. Prayers for entire family, sending ❤️love..
Linda, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know your family is in our prayers.
Linda I’m so sorry for y’all loss if I can do anything please let me know. I know frost hand what y’all are going though. If you need me call anytime day are night I’m always here will be praying.
Love y’all Fay
Sending our deepest sympathy to Rita and your family on the loss of Larry. May God walk with you you and be by your side in days to come.
To my uncle I’ll miss you but your in a much better place with your mother and father and brother , I love you and you’ll be never forgotten. Anthony watson
Rita so sorry to hear of your loss of Larry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the Family
My sincere sympathy for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in the memories you share.
So sad to hear this. Larry was a very kind man. Prayers and hugs to you, Rita as well as the entire family.
Linda, We are sorry to hear about your loss.. May God Bless you at this difficult time.. Sending special Prayers with Hugs to you and the family..
Linda, and all the family. So sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Gary & Jo Ann
May God bless all of you while going through this difficult time in life . Love and prayers
Rita and girls. We are so sorry to hear about Larry. There are no words. I grew up with his family at Boonshill and what a precious family. Rita I’ve know you for years and I pray God gives you all peace and comfort during this difficult time. You are in our prayers!🙏🙏❤️❤️Phillip and Diane
So sorry for your loss praying for the family
I m sorry to hear about y’all loss he pick your trash up at work in Fayetteville tn
Amanda I am so sorry for the loss of your father. It is especially difficult at this time. I’m sending hugs and prayers for you and your sisters.
Praying for Mrs. Linda, his beautiful daughters & grandchildren and his entire family. I’m so sorry.