Craig Alan Watson

February 21, 1956 - January 19, 2019
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Craig Alan Watson, 62 of Irving, Texas, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He was born on February 21, 1956 in Canton, Ohio the son of John Raymond Watson and Betty Jane Ryan Watson. Craig was a loving son, father, and uncle.He was a caring friend and neighbor to any of those who had the pleasure of meeting him. Craig enjoyed baseball, fishing and grilling. Most of all he loved his family and spending time with them. Craig is survived by his two children, Jenica Watson and Jerid Watson; brother, Kirk Watson and wife, Tamara; sister, Ranea Watson; nieces and nephews, Dustin, Cassidy, and Wyatt; among numerous other family and friends. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. A Memorial Service will be held at Chism-Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM.

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Date: January 26, 2019
Time: 11:00 am

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Beverly Root
Irving, TX
Craig had a heart of gold and a gentle soul.  He will be deeply missed!
Mark Grigsby
Irving, TX
Craig was a great neighbor and a very caring, loving man.  Craig will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
Brandon Wooddell
Irving, TX
Craig’s friendliness and kindness was something I could count on anytime I saw him. Such a great neighbor and honor to call friend. Prayers to his family at this time.
John R Mikalik
Irving, TX
Craig was a caring gentle man that was always positive and shared his smile. Always honked or stopped to talk whenever I was outside and he was driving by our house. Early on he was very active in our Vilbig Community and loved to go out on the lake. He is missed and will always be in our hearts. Prayers to his family and they can count on the Vilbig family to always help out when needed.
Risa Douglas
Midlothian, TX
So very sorry for Jerid & Jenica .. praying for their strength ~ comfort ~ understanding as they navigate this journey, far too early...
Hal and Etta Gatewood
Boerne, TX
So sorry for your loss. We will continue to pray for strength and peace in the days to come.
Toledo, OH
Dear Watson family.  I am very sorry to have read of the recent death of your loved one, Craig.  Please accept my sincere condolences. I would like to share something that I have personally found to be very comforting.  It is found in the Bible at John 5:28,29 and also at Revelation 21:3-5.  These verses tell us that soon God is going to bring about a resurrection of our dear loved ones, as well as do away with all of the many causes we have for suffering, including sickness, pain and death.  Knowing this has always comforted me and it is my hope that these thoughts from the Bible will likewise comfort your family and will also ease some of your pain during this most difficult time in your lives.  I learned this wonderful hope for the future by going to the website:
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