Jerry Ross Watson, 83, of Nederland, Texas passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas.
Jerry was born on January 6, 1940, in Hermitage, Tennessee to Maureen Lipscomb Watson and John “Pete” Watson. He was a United States Army Veteran; a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches and was a retired head operator with Ameripol Synpol for many years. Jerry was considered a “handy man’ amongst family and friends. He loved arts and crafts and was extremely organized; keeping a pad and #2 pencil with him at all times. Jerry loved his family dearly and they loved him; he will be missed but always remembered.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-six years, Carolyn Ann LeBoeuf Watson of Nederland; daughter, Jeri Floyd and son-in law Jeff of Port Neches; grandchildren, Dara Floyd of Houston and Chase Floyd of Port Neches; his nephew, Robert LeBoeuf who was more like a son to him; other special family members that he wanted to mention, Renea and Bryan Jones and Randall Grisham.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Pete Watson and Maureen Neal Lipscomb; his aunt, Carlene “Sis” Grisham and his grandparents, Harrison and Della Neal who guided him all through his life and were always there for him since he was a young child; they made him the man that he wanted to be and the rest of the family is grateful for that.
A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at Melancon-Levingston Funeral Home in Nederland. A Chapel Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Melancon-Levingston Funeral Home with burial to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.