Michael Anthony Watson

January 27, 1961 ~ August 14, 2021

Michael Anthony Watson, 60, of Sulphur passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021, in a Sulphur, La. hospital.

He was a native of DeRidder, La and lived in Sulphur for the past thirty-six years. Mr. Watson worked in the Construction Industry for 40 yrs. as a heavy equipment operator, iron worker, and rigger.

He is survived by his wife, Carla Watson of Sulphur; two daughters, Cassie Toten and husband Billy of Many, La and Lacie Wright and husband Jerry of Lake Charles, LA; one son, Shawn Watson and Brittany Ardoin of Moss Bluff; eight grandchildren, Keagan, Kyra, Jacey, Malachi, Dominic, Kruz, Kalani, and Sophia; one brother, Paul Watson and wife Brandy of Lake Charles, LA. He is preceded in death by his Granny, Hazel Ashworth; Parents Charles and Rachel Watson and a brother, Ricky Watson.

His funeral service will be Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at 2:00 PM in the Johnson and Robison Chapel. Pastor Jeremy of Christian World will officiate. Graveside services will be in John C. White Cemetery in the Providence Community near Leesville, La. at 5:00 PM.  Visitation will be Monday, August 16, 2021, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM, and continue Tuesday August 17, 2021, from 9:00 AM until time of service.

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  1. i am so sorry that Michael has left us so soon, but we have no clock to guarantee our time here when God wants us. Many prayers will be said for Mike, for he was a good man! My Prayers go out to you Carla, for the loneliness you are going to go through now and your children for the loss of their Dad. God bless all of you. Love Dru.

  2. To the Watson,

    We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for strength, comfort and peace during this difficult time.  May God presence surrounds you and that you feel His loving arms and comfort. 

    Kingsley & Renea 

  3. I was too young to get to know Mike well when we would visit y’all, but I have a lot of great memories being at your house and him being really nice to us and very funny.  Dad always talked fondly of Mike, I am truly sorry I didn’t get to know him better and as an adult. 

  4. Michael was a childhood friend of mine who lived next door to me in DeRidder (Park Rd & Texas street). I have a some good memories from my childhood playing football, basketball and baseball with Michael. May he rest in peace with his brother Ricky.

  5. Michael taught me all the things that a dad teaches his daughter. He taught me to fish, how to shoot a gun, change oil in my car, read a ruler to build things, and to cook. I still can not wrap my mind around you really being gone. I love you!

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