Watson David Allen
March 1, 1921 – October 11, 2020
Watson D. Allen, 99, of Toledo, Ohio, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 11, 2020. Born March 1, 1921, in Samson, Alabama, he was the son of James A. and Mattie L. (Norton) Allen. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. Watson married Eloise V. Wynne on November 19, 1944. She preceded him on death on Aug. 29, 1979. He then married Lois Schwalbe on April 16, 1987. Watson was a member of the Local 213 Carpenters Union. Watson was a minister with the Church of God Mountain Assembly serving as associate pastor of Shelton Park Church of God in Temperance, MI. His heart touched everyone who knew him. He had great wisdom and was a help and encouragement to many. His loving spirit and sense of humor was one of a kind. Watson educated himself throughout his lifetime. Reading was his enjoyment, especially the Holy Bible.
Watson is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Lois; children, Diann Alexander, David (Karen) Allen, Douglas (Pepi) Schwalbe, Darren (Cheryl) Schwalbe and Tina (Gary) Vendittelli; 14 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his son, Coy; 9 brothers and 6 sisters.
Visitation for family and friends will begin on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 5pm to 8pm. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 10:30am. All services will take place in Brookside Funeral Home, 13747 Eastex Freeway Houston, Texas 77039. Interment to follow in Brookside Memorial Park immediately after the funeral service.
- Randy Allen, Active
- Charles Allen, Active
- Christopher Allen, Active
- Ryan Allen, Active
- Gary Verwold , Active
- Bobby Cates , Active
- Billy Dukes, Honorary