Grant Lee Watson
February 18, 1939 ~ July 3, 2013
Grant Lee Watson, 74, passed away at his home with loved ones surrounding him. Visitation will be held Friday, July 5, at Cozart Funeral Home from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 6, at 10 am at Cozart Funeral Home. Pastor Spurlling and Pastor Ben David Watson will preside over services. Burial will follow services at the Venetia Cemetery. Services entrusted to Cozart Funeral Home.
Grant Lee Watson, Sr. was born February 18, 1939 in Venetia, TX to his parents Ben Lee and Nellie (Streater) Watson. Grant was a high school graduate and after graduating he went to work for GTE as a Lineman. He worked hard and always stayed busy. He was an avid fisher and made it an art when he was squirrel hunting. Later on in life he started Watsons Watermelons and loved to work his fields. He would tip his hat to anyone who came by to buy his watermelons. Grant was also a loving grandfather and couldnt get enough of his grandkids. He loved to watch ballgames especially high school football. Grant also loved to listen to George Jones for hours.
Grant was preceded in death by both his parents; Ben Lee and Nellie Watson; and three brothers; Elmo Watson, Ben Watson, Jr., and Virgil Watson.
Survivors include three sons, Grant Lee Watson, Jr., Robert Wayne Watson and wife Levada, and Jeffery Earl Watson and wife Solyta; two daughters Brenda Kay Watson, and Wanda Michele Albertson and husband Kenneth, 17 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.