Watson, Leon Kenneth, Jr.
Birth: Tuesday, March 15, 1955 in Bel Alton, Maryland
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the age of 62
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Leon Kenneth Watson Jr., 62, of La Plata, Maryland. Leon Kenneth Watson, Jr., was suddenly and unexpectedly called home by our Lord and Savior on March 16, 2017 in Waldorf, Maryland. Kenneth was born March 15, 1955 to the late Leon Kenneth Watson, Sr. and Mary S. (Muschette) Watson in Bel Alton, Maryland. Soon after birth, Leon was baptized at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Newport, Maryland.
"Kenny," as he was affectionately known, was educated in the Charles County school system. He received his primary education at the Bel Alton Elementary School and graduated from La Plata High School, June 1973. Kenny was employed by the Maryland State Highway Administration in La Plata, Maryland for 18 years. He was also employed by Life Styles of Southern Maryland, as well as, Proctor's Landscaping Services. Kenny had three things that gave him great joy; first, watching television, but only if it was showing westerns, sports or Soul Train, second, being with his family and friends and the last was his passion for hand dancing.
Kenny leaves to cherish and celebrate his memory his children, Kory, Kelly (Shirley), Atraya (Victoria) and Shraya; three grandchildren, Neigo, Angel and Briana, five sisters, Lenora, Helen, Edith, Maxine and Deneane; four brothers, Pat, Chris, Jeff and Alfie; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Viewing, 10:00 am until time of Service, 11:00 am, Wednesday, March 23, 2017 in the Chapel of Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian Head, Maryland 20640. Arrangements by Thornton Funeral Home.