Muncie- Lloyd T. Watson, 80, went to be with his Lord, Jesus, Saturday evening, August 18, 2012, at the Indiana University Ball Memorial Hospital following a brief illness surrounded by his family. He was born on May 17, 1932, in Austin, Missouri, the son of Parl and Bessie Ann (Osborne) Watson.
He attend Pennville Jr. Sr. High School. Later he obtained further education through his military training. Lloyd married his loving wife of 32 years and 355 days, Carol Ann (Guyer) Watson on August 28, 1979 in Richmond, Indiana. Mr. Watson had been a Technical Sergeant for various secret operations in the United States Air Force having served from 1949 until his honorable discharge in 1970. Lloyd then worked for the Koons Appliances in Richmond, Engineering Tooling as a machinist, in Indianapolis, K-mart as a Manager serving the communities of, Anderson, Frankfort and Gas City, drove truck for North American Van Lines and later Grey Hound Bus and Ball State University and Four Star Charter Bus Line where he dispatched as well as drove and eventually retired from in 1999. Mr. Watson was a member of the American Legion Post of Pennville and the UPC River of Life Church where he was baptized in 1980. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, photography, traveling and going to church. Lloyd was loyal, faithful, consistent and quiet.
Besides his wife Carol, he is survived by four daughters, Karla Corwin (husband-Carl), Sarah McKee (husband-Milt), Deborah Whiteneck (husband-Steve), all of Portland and Dawn Stevens, Ft. Recovery, Ohio; one son, Wesley Watson (wife-Vanta), Portland; one step daughter, Cathy L. Huffer (husband-Greg), Frankfort; several grandchildren; several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Anita K. Lancaster in 1990; two grandsons; one stepson, Mark L. Thompson Jr. in 2003.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012, 1:00 P.M. at the UPC River of Life Church with Pastor John Martin officiating. Burial will follow at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Pennville. Military honors will be rendered by the Delaware County Honor Guard. Parson Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and again at the River of Life Church on Thursday from 12:00 P.M. until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made to the family in care of www.parsonmortuary.com.