In Loving Memory of Milton Boyd Watson

by admin on May 26, 2016

Watson, Milton   cropped resized photoA ceremony celebrating the life of Mr. Milton Boyd Watson will be Saturday at Walker Baptist Church; visitation will begin at 9 am until time of the service at 11 am. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Walker Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Church Funeral Services of Livingston Parish. Boyd Watson died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, after a battle with dementia. He was 88 years old and a lifelong resident of Walker; and a Veteran of the U. S. Army; having served in the Korean Conflict.  He was preceded in death by his parents George and Ida Milton Watson, siblings Elliot, Roy, Clyde Watson, Wilma Graham and Thelma Jones.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years Olivia Chandler Watson; sons and daughters-in-law Brad and Susie Watson, Ricky and Pam Watson; his daughter and son-in-law Jill and Chris Rushing; sisters Myra Brock and Marion Vorel; grandchildren and grand spouses Terry and Tiffany Watson, Allan and Amanda Watson, Brandi and Joe James, Trevor and Sara Beth Rushing and Maddie Rushing; great grands Tanner, Taylor, Hunter and Hayden Watson, Fisher James and Caleb Duplessis; also special to him were his “adopted” grand’s James, Abigail and Hannah Swetledge.  He was a career electrician, having retired from B & D Electric. He was an avid hunter and hounds man.  His passion was hearing a pack of dogs on the trail of a deer or a rabbit. From the “Old Watson Camp” on Big Alabama Bayou to the hills of Mississippi, he loved being outdoors. He was a lifelong member of Walker Baptist Church.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Walker Baptist Church Building Fund.  Arrangements by Church Funeral Services of Livingston Parish 225-271-4574


Christy Rushing May 26, 2016 at 9:15 pm

I am so sorry for your loss. I pray the Lord give you the peace and comfort that you and your family need. Will be praying for you in the days ahead.

Brent Scardina May 26, 2016 at 9:48 pm

Sorry for your loss.

Randy & Dawn Pope May 26, 2016 at 10:05 pm

So sorry for your loss. May the peace and comfort that the Lord can provide surround you all during this time. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

Don and Rita Watson May 26, 2016 at 10:57 pm

Uncle Boyd is greatly missed but we look forward to seeing him at the Family Reunion that Never Ends! Love and Prayers, Don and Rita

Myra &J Jess Streeter May 27, 2016 at 3:14 pm

I’m so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss him terribly. Let the fact that he is in heaven with our Lord and Savior give you peace. Know that I am prayin for God to wrap ya’ll in his loving arms and give ya’ll comfort during this time and in the days to come. We Love you all

Robert Daniels May 29, 2016 at 2:05 am

I am so sorry for yall’s sorrow. But we know where Mr. Boyd is now. I hope that will bring some comfort, cause you know you all will see him again. Sending prayers for the family.

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