Leon L. Watson

Leon L. Watson, 85, of Ridgecrest passed away on Oct., 6, 2019. He was born on March 28, 1934 in Sheridan, Wyo.

Leon’s tireless devotion to and love for his family were unmatched, and all that knew him will miss his sunny bright smile and sweet disposition.

Leon is survived by his sons Ronald L. Watson of Weldon, Calif., and Donald J. Watson of Lompoc; grandchildren Christene R. Watson of Weldon, Michelle L. Brown of Mineola, Texas, Matthew J. Mosher of Plano, Texas, Morgan D. Jones of Bakersfield, and Joshua J. Hill and Christopher A. Neel of Lompoc; great-grandchildren: Chelsea M. Brown and Isaiah J.J. Brown of Mineola, Jasmine E. Bellino and Matthew J. Bellino of Weldon, Zander C. Mosher, Paxton J. Mosher and Knox R. Mosher of Plano, and Joshua J. Munoz-Hill and Grace E. Neel of Lompoc.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Patsy D. Watson and sisters Sally Coberly and Pat McCall.

A family and private viewing will be held on Friday, Oct. 18, from 5-8 p.m. at the H. K. Holland Memorial Chapel. A graveside service will be held on Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. at Desert Memorial Park.

— Submitted by the family of Leon Watson

Story First Published: 2019-10-18