Alphonse “Al” Anthony Watzlavick, Jr., age 70, of McEwen, TN, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at his home. He was born in Houston, TX, on August 14, 1950, to Alphonse Anthony Watzlavick, Sr. and Margaret Aline Lamb Watzlavick. He was married to his best friend & wife, Irene, for 50 years. They shared a once in a lifetime love. He loved his family with all his heart. Al loved music, fishing, spending time with family, barbequing and enjoying life.
Visitation for Al Watzlavick, Jr. will be held at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in McEwen, TN, on Thursday, July 1, 2021, from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM, with a Rosary Service at 5:00 PM. Visitation on Friday, July 2, 2021, will be from 2:00 PM until funeral service time at 4:00 PM. Father Zack Kirangu will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in the Meadowlawn Cemetery in McEwen, TN.
He is survived by:
Wife: Irene Watzlavick, McEwen, TN
Renee Whaley (Allen), McEwen, TN
Melissa Kay Grissom (Brent), McEwen, TN
Julia Pauline Watzlavick, Dickson, TN
Gary Watzlavick, Tennessee Ridge, TN
Michael Watzlavick (Jayne), Tomball, TX
1 Sister: Tina Marie Worley (Dave), Waverly, TN
4 Grandchildren: Ethan Grissom (Lindsey), Mekenzie Whaley, Allissa Grissom, and Hannah Whaley
1 Great Grandson: Parker Grissom
Numerous Nieces & Nephews
He is preceded in death by his parents: Alphonse Anthony Watzlavick, Sr. & Margaret Aline Lamb Watzlavick
1 Sister: Beverly Roberts
LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME, 9729 Hwy 70 East, McEwen, TN 37101