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Gary Lynn Watson

August 24, 1944 ~ May 28, 2021 (age 76)


Gary Lynn Watson passed peacefully to go to his eternal home on Friday May 28, 2021, with his wife, and daughter by his side. He was born in Longview Texas, on August 24, 1944, to Valton (VJ) & Sybil Watson. He graduated Pine Tree High School in 1962. Gary married Delores Orms in 1963. Gary and Delores would
have celebrated 58 years of marriage in September.

Gary began his professional journey at USI, and later transitioned into the Oil and Gas Industry and was employed by Sohio Pipeline and BP Oil. After several decades in the Oil and Gas Industry; Gary and Delores decided to put their Faith in the Lord and start their own business. In 1996 TICO, Technical Installation Company was formed. Gary’s work ethic combined with his passion for perfection resulted in exponential growth. Gary always gave credit to The Lord, Jesus Christ for the blessings in his life. To quote Gary, “To God
Be the Glory”.

Gary’s greatest joy was spending time with his family. He enjoyed family vacations, and long weekends for a little deep-sea fishing, or fishing of any kind. Gary had a love for the lake, just as his parents did. Gary and Delores enjoyed their lake house and made many special memories with their family.

Gary was also known for his love of cars. Owning several muscle cars and even a couple of race cars over the years. And the most popular were his two red classic 68 Camaro’s, he called “The Twins”.

Gary will always be remembered as a father figure to many and a strong pillar of the community. He believed in sharing his blessings with those around him & helping those in need.

He is surived by: Wife: Delores Orms-Watson. Children: Curtis Watson of Gladewater, Daughter: Angel Watson-Kuite & (Spouse-David Kuite) of Prosper, TX.

Grandchildren: Arron Watson & (Spouse-Haley), Eric Watson & (Spouse-Christa), Hailey Watson-Norman (Spouse-Gabe), Josh Watson, Faith Evans (& Kayla O’Connor), Carter Evans, Hayli Kuite.

Great-Grandchildren: Uriah & Hudson Watson, Gracelynn & Easton Norman, & expected great granddaughter Raegan Watson.

Sister: Patsy Watson-Green & (Husband)- Coy Green.

Brother-in-laws: Lewis Orms & (Wife- Janet), Jackie Orms & (Wife-Lavois), Tommy Orms & (Wife-Rhonda). Many special Cousins, Nieces & Nephews, dear friends & loved ones.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 6:00 till 8:00 P.M. at The Cammack Family Welch Funeral Home located at 4619 Judson Road, Longview, Texas.

A Life Celebration funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 2:00pm. in The Cammack Family Welch Funeral Home Chapel. Internment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park in Longview, Texas.

Online condolences may be left at The service will be livedstreamed on the Welch Funeral Home Livestream Page on Facebook. You can also you the link provided.

To send flowers to Gary's family, please visit our floral store.


Life Celebration® Visitation
June 4, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Cammack Family Welch Funeral Home
4619 Judson Road
Longview, TX 75605

Video is available for this event

Life Celebration® Funeral Service
June 5, 2021

2:00 PM
The Cammack Family Welch Funeral Home
4619 Judson Road
Longview, TX 75605

Video is available for this event

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