William Thomas “Bill” Watson

Bill joined our Heavenly father on November 3, 2016 at 10:01 a.m. after a long battle with a very rare lymphoma called mycosis fungicides. He was born August 7, 1933 in Montevideo, Minnesota where he attended public schools until he was old enough to join the Air Force. Bill served active duty on Okinawa during the Korean War and was a boxer on the boxing team. Bill’s father came from Poland and changed his name to Wiliiam Watson in America. His father married Helma Klyberg whose parents came from Norway. Bill remembered fondly his polish and Norwegian heritage. For more than 30 years Bill operated Community Water Conditioning in Minneapolis, Minnesota giving his m any water treatment customers free service. He made many friends. Bill was a deacon at the First Baptist Church in Marlin where he enjoyed serving the lord. Since retiring in 2008, he has resided with his wife in Marlin. Bill survived by his wife Ramona Rowell Watson and his son Timothy Mark Watson, Larissa Colvin and their son Pierce James Watson of Tampa Florida. A brother Donald Watson and wife Emelaine of Belgrade, Minnesota and many nieces and nephews also survive him. His parents and sister, Marjorie Stamps, are deceased. Funeral was under the direction of Adams Funeral Home. The funeral was held Sunday November 6. Bill’s burial site is Hillcrest Cemetery in Marlin Texas.

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