Roy Lynn Watley


Roy Lynn Watley
Roy Lynn Watley

Roy Lynn Watley, 65, of Bushland, TX died Thursday, August 12, 2021.

Rosary will be at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, August 15, 2021, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 905 S Main, Vega, TX.  Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 16, 2021, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Roy was born July 3, 1956, in Amarillo, TX to Glenn and Elsie Watley and developed a love for farming from a young age. After custom harvesting in Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado for many years, he settled outside Vega, TX and married Mary Fangman in 1988. He became a loving father to Deanna, Roy Don, Carson and Rebecca. He lived for his family, a good wheat harvest, and any football game.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Watley, of Bushland, TX; a son, Carson Watley and wife, Liz, of Bushland, TX; a daughter, Rebecca Watley, of Lubbock, TX, Deanna Emerson and husband, Brandon, of Argyle, TX, and Roy Don McCracken, of Amarillo, TX; four grandchildren, Grady, Maddox, Kaydence, and Allissa; and siblings, Andy Watley and wife, Sheila, of Gruver, TX, Brian Watley, of Woodward, OK, and Julie Aleman and husband, Angel, of Amarillo, TX.

The family would love for your comments and stories to be sent to this email, [email protected].

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations are given in Roy’s name to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, P.O. Box 250, Vega, TX 79092.

10 Replies to “Roy Lynn Watley”

  1. Roy was a great man and will be sorely missed. The Taylor family would like to express our deepest sympathies for y’all’s loss.

  2. Mary, I’m truly sorry for your loss. Roy was always so kind. It hurt my heart to hear this. My prayers are with you and your family.

    Brenda A. Salgado

  3. Our hearts go out to all of the Watleys in this period of untimely loss. We have so many “cousin” memories, especially the visits in Vega and the picnics in fort Morgan. Alan and Joyce Weitzel

  4. We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with Mary and the children. May God grant you all with peace during this. Difficult time . Marie,Kenny and Janet Davis.

  5. We love the Watley Family and are so sorry for your great loss!! Praying for Jesus to bring His Comfort and Grace to your hearts!! Love In Him, Tony and Jo Igo

  6. My love, thoughts and prayers, are with each one of you!! My mind is flooded with all kinds of memories that only cousins can share.. All I know is that Roy isn’t suffering with the debilitating pain he had for so many years. That Watley back. Mary and kids are especially in my prayers. God Bless You! A Great man is definitely gone too soon.

  7. My heart is breaking for your family. I pray our Heavenly Father will wrap His loving arms around each of you and help you through this very tough time. Just know you have friends everywhere praying for you. Love you so much

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