10/23/06 — WATKINS S. PEYTON SR.

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Died Oct. 21, 2006

GROVES, Texas -- Watkins S. Peyton Sr., 88 died Saturday at a private nursing care facility in Nederland, Texas.

A private burial service for Mr. Peyton was held at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches with family attending, under the direction of Broussard's Mortuary in Nederland.

Watkins was retired from Texaco, where he was a supervisor in the case and package division. He also served his country in the Army during World War II as a 1st Sgt. with the 65th Signal Battalion-Company A, and was a longtime member of the Masonic Cosmopolitan Lodge #872.

He was preceded in death by his son W.S. Peyton Jr.; sister, Dixie LeDoux; and brother Jesse D. Peyton Jr.

Surviving are his daughters Dot Peyton of Nederland and Carole Peyton of Victoria, Texas; a loving daughter-in-law Jeri Peyton of Goldsboro; six grandchildren, Clay Holyfield, Tracy Robinson Jones, Jim Robinson, Lynn Peyton Norris, Shawn Peyton and Melissa Peyton Jordan; and 15 great grandchildren.


Published in Obituaries on October 23, 2006 2:00 PM