OBITUARY

Malcolm Watmough

April 24, 1953July 27, 2018
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Malcolm Watmough, age 65, of Richmond, TX, lost his battle with cancer on Friday July 27th, 2018 in his home, surrounded by family.

Malcolm was born on April 24th, 1953 in Hindley, Greater Manchester, England to Clifford and Betty Watmough. He attended Hindley and Abram Grammar School and went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Engineering Production from the City & Guilds of London Institute.

In 1979, Malcolm immigrated to the U.S., and in 1985 he became a naturalized citizen. He married in May of 1984 and in December of 1987 welcomed a daughter. He achieved many career milestones rising to President of the GDS Division at Draeger Safety Inc. In January of 2016 he retired after 20 years with the company. Malcolm’s favorite pastime was sailing. He received his sailing certification from the American Sailing Association in 2014. Malcolm Watmough leaves behind his loving wife of 34 years, Boey Khiow (Charlotte) Watmough; daughter Hannah Watmough, son-in-law Joseph Hamarich, and grandson Andrew Hamarich; his brother, David Watmough and sister-in-law Barbara Watmough; and a host of cousins, nieces, family, and friends.

Malcolm was an intelligent, kind, and remarkable brother, husband, father, grandfather, colleague, and friend. He will be forever remembered by those who were fortunate enough to know him.

In lieu of flowers and food please consider a donation to Malcolm's GoFundMe page. The family would like to honor him by making a donation in his name to the American Cancer Society to further cancer research.

GoFundMe: 
- https://www.gofundme.com/mwatmough-memory

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 11, 2018
  • Catered Reception Saturday, August 11, 2018
REMEMBERING

Malcolm Watmough

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Terry Alligan

August 3, 2018

Deeply shocked by Malcolm's passing. I fondly remember many travels with Malcolm during my stay in Houston. It was only a few days ago I was looking through some photos of the Houston staff and remembering our social get togethers.
Malcolm also assisted me with assimilating into the Texas way of life.
A great loss and my condolences to all the family.

ANGEL CARBALLO

August 3, 2018

Malcolm,

I will remember your human sense to achieve your goals and find solutions forever, my deepest condolences to your family.

Rest in peace, Big Boss

Jon Shine

August 3, 2018

Malcolm, thank you for your faith, for your support and your encouragement during our working life together and for being a trusted confidante and friend throughout. Rest in peace.

Victor Hoang

August 2, 2018

Rest in peace, Boss. Sail the vast blue sky at your leisure now.
I'll miss the birthday email you send every year. Thank you for all you've done. I am forever grateful.

Sue Gwartney

August 1, 2018

So sorry you had to leave us, but now your skies are blue and the sea is calm. And we have so many warm memories. I'll be seeing you.

Ian Watmough

August 1, 2018

Sending our deepest sympathy to all the family on the loss of such a lovely man, from all the Watmough family in England.

Malcolm spent many a day with Keith, Susan and I at Turner Bridge Road in Bolton playing football and other games. I remember one time he spent a whole week up in our neighbour’s tree and my mum had to call him to come down for dinner and tea and drinks. I remember his first visit to watch Bolton Wanderers in 1965 against Plymouth, the heavens opened that day and Bolton won 6 - 0 . I also remember sleep overs at auntie Betty’s and Uncle Clifford’s house and going to the chip shop for suppers . I used to ride Malcolm’s two wheeler bike and there are so many happy memories there that will never be forgotten . Sunday’s were a special family day at our Grandma’s and Grandad’s house in ince Wigan, playing cowboys and Indians, army games, football ,you name it we played it! Lots of happy days being brought up with him and very special times in our lives never ever forgotten - these are treasured memories.

God bless all the Watmough family in the USA, our love and best wishes to you all from Ian, Denise and family xxxxxxxxx

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Enjoying an Erdinger Beer!

FROM THE FAMILY