Larry Dean Watson

June 20, 1959 – September 4, 2017


Watson, Larry

Larry Dean Watson born June 20, 1959 in Edmond, Ok to Ernest Lee Watson and Bennie Jo Watson passed away peacefully in his home September 4, 2017. Larry will be remembered as a father, papa, loving husband, brother, friend, mechanic, musician, and comedian. He had five beautiful daughters (Jenifer, Jessica, Jamie, Christal and stepdaughter Shannon), and one stepson (Justin), that he loved with all his heart and soul. His greatest joy was being blessed with eight grandchildren. Larry spent 26 wonderful years with wife Cheri. He is one of six children, three brothers and two sisters. Larry made his living as a diesel mechanic like his father and brothers. He was a good humored man always quick with a joke. He made many friends along the way. He was a gifted musician had a passion for the acoustic guitar and could play any string instrument with skill.

He was preceded in death by both his parents. He is survived by his wife Cheri, daughter Jenifer and husband Ryan Eccles of Choctaw, OK; daughter Jessica and husband John Mchone, of Edmond, OK; daughter Jamie and husband Joshua Egerer, of Cashion, OK; Christal Whittington, of Elkridge, MD; stepson Justin Payne and fiance Christina Janetic, of Oklahoma City, OK;  and stepdaughter Shannon and husband Patrick Pearson of Oklahoma City, OK, granddaughters Landyn, Jaylee, Korban, Hannah, and Logan, grandsons Noah, Sawyer, and Wyatt; brother Ernie and wife Janice of Edmond, OK; sister Joyce and husband Russell Gazaway of Edmond, OK; brother DJ and wife Kathy of Edmond, OK;  sister Marcia of Edmond, OK; and brother Kelley of Edmond, OK; five nieces, six nephews,  and several great nieces and nephews. Along with countless friends.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 8,2017 at Matthews Funeral Home.


  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with the all of the Watson family. We are so sorry for your loss. May God grant you mercy and grace during this difficult time.
    Jerry and Brenda Carpenter

  2. May God provide comfort and peace during this difficulty time for all of the family. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Clay and Paula Cooley

  3. My Mom and I have had the pleasure to meet Larry… I cared for him deeply right away…. He made me feel comfortable and made me laugh… He will be missed by so many…. All our thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this very difficult time!!!! We love y’all. Please let me know if Cheri needs anything!!!! We are here for all of you!!!! Sending all our hugs and love!!!!!!!

  4. Cheri, Linda and I express our deepest sympathy with you and your family.

  5. I will always remember Larry with a smile and cracking a joke. I will cherish all the memories I have spent with the entire family. His greatest legacy is the wonderful dad that he was. Not everyone is blessed with a father like Larry. My thoughts are with you Cheri, Jenifer, Jessica, Jaime, Shannon, and Justin.

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