Richard Crawford Watson

Boze Mitchell McKibben

Richard Crawford Watson

Richard Crawford Watson, age 82, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 in Allen, TX, while under hospice care at home. Richard was born on September 7, 1937 in Forreston, TX. Richard attended grade school and high school in Forreston. Richard went on to graduate from University of North Texas with a bachelor's degree in business. Richard worked in the insurance industry for most of his life and retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas after a 27 year career. Richard then started a second career as a real estate agent and always enjoyed working with people and helping them find a new home. He was a long time member of First United Methodist church in Plano, TX, where he enjoyed volunteering as an usher at the contemporary worship service. Richard was a kind, caring, and loving husband, father, and Papa who will be deeply missed by his family, but leaves behind some wonderful memories that they will cherish forever.

Richard is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Teresa Hansen Watson; daughter, Rhonda Watson Clifton and husband John; son Rodney Watson and wife Sharon; 2 grandchildren, Hannah Clifton and Caroline Clifton.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Richard A. Watson and Nell LaReine Watson.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the First United Methodist Church of Plano, the American Cancer Society, the Forreston Cemetery Association or a charity of your choice.

A memorial service is scheduled for August 28, 2021 at 1 PM at the First United Methodist Church of Plano located at 3160 E. Spring Creek Pkwy Plano Tx 75074.

A reception will immediately follow the service.

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Posted online on August 09, 2021