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Mark Alan WATSON

Male 1947 - 2019  (72 years)


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  • Name Mark Alan WATSON 
    Born 28 Mar 1947  Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Apr 2019  Oviedo, Brevard, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mark Alan Watson (age 72) of Oviedo, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. A funeral service will be held at 5:00pm on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at St. Richard’s Episcopal Church in Winter Park.

      Mark was born on March 19, 1947 in Tampa, Florida to Jonothan and Iris (Forknall) Watson. He grew up in Tallahassee, attending Leon High School and Tallahassee Community College. He moved to Orlando in 1966 to attend Jones College, before moving to Miami in 1968. On August 19, 1972, he married Carol Elaine Ortman of Lake Worth. They raised three sons, William Clifton of Oviedo, Jason Wesley of Oviedo, and Matthew Alan of New York City.

      Mark had a passion for photography and loved to take pictures at the Miami Zoo and Fairchild Botanical Gardens. He was also an avid bowler, who coached youth bowling in South Florida for 20 years. He was known for his quick wit, compassionate spirit, and love of British mysteries. In 2017 he moved to Oviedo to be closer to his only grandchild, John Wesley Watson.

      Mark was preceded in death by his wife Carol, his sister Linda Dee, and his father Jonothan. He is survived by his mother, Iris, his son Cliff, daughter-in-law Keri, and grandson Wes, his sons Jason and Matt, his siblings John, David, and Lisa and their spouses Rusty, Hanna, and Jim, his in-laws Allan and Donna and their spouses Deanna and Jim, his nieces Callie and Kelly, his nephew Daniel, and several cousins.

      Flowers or donations may be sent directly to St. Richard’s Episcopal Church, 5151 Lake Howell Rd, Winter Park, Florida 32792.
    Person ID I183874  Prichard - Thompson Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2019 

    Father Jonothan C WATSON,   b. 13 Mar 1919, Carrabelle, Franklin, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 2002, Miccosukee, Leon, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Iris Beatrice FORKNALL,   b. 5 Mar 1927, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 2020, Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 17 May 1945  Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Carol E ORTMAN,   b. 04 Jun 1949, Lake Worth, Palm Beach, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 2004, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
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    Last Modified 20 May 2019 
    Family ID F1786  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Mar 1947 - Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Apr 2019 - Oviedo, Brevard, Florida, United States Link to Google Earth
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