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Mark Phillip Watson

Mark Phillip Watson
Mark Phillip Watson
- February 7, 2018

Mark Phillip Watson, 61, died January 26, 2018 at his residence in Osage, Wy.

He was born February 13, 1956 in Rapid City, SD to Phillip S. and Doris J. (Marty) Watson.

Mark lived in Keystone, SD until the family moved to Osage when he was 13 years old. His parents ran Watson’s Market for many years.

He attended grade school at Osage Kitty Moats School and then graduated from Upton High School in 1975.

He married Tammy Sewell in 1979 and later divorced.  He then married Kim Grover on February 14, 1988 in Belle Fourche, SD and gained a son, Travis Singleton.

Right after high school he worked for Clay Spur Bentonite Plant, then migrated to the oil field.  He was employed by Exeter, Townsend Company, and Updike Brothers.

After those adventures he embarked on his trucking career.  He was employed by Terry Johnson Trucking for many years before going to drive for Aulick Leasing based out of Scottsbluff, NE.  He treasured all of his trucking pals and the adventures they had. 

Mark enjoyed woodworking, being very creative, and absolutely loved to tease his brother, Timmy, and his chicken, Ranch.  These two carried on forever and it was very entertaining.  We will miss the banter.

He was a big supporter and the groundskeeper of the Kitty Moats Complex.  He helped build and take care of the structure and one of his greatest hopes was that it would be a success, and it has been.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip and Doris Watson; step father, Jack Zimmerman; brother, Robert Watson; and sister, LaVonne James.

He is survived by his wife, Kim Watson; son, Travis (Deetta) Singleton; five grandchildren; brothers, Steve (Shinobu) Watson, Douglas (Leeann Cox) Watson, and Leslie (Vicki) Zimmerman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Kitty Moats Complex, 551 Metz Street in Osage on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm.

Friends and family may sign his online guestbook and leave written condolences for the family at blackhillsfuneralhome.com.



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