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Kendall Dean Watson

June 7, 1945 — July 16, 2023



Kendall Dean Watson was born June 7, 1945 in Gordon Nebraska, his parents Rollin and Dorothy were living on a farm when his dad was drafted into the Army. While his dad was in the Army he had a buddy from Oklahoma, and after the blizzard of 1949 his parents decided to move to a warmer area and traveled to Oklahoma looking for a farm to buy. They purchased the land near Enterprize, he and his brother Gary attended school at Stigler, Ken graduated in 1964.  The Day after he graduated, he started his life of being self-employed. He had the ability and gift to work and become a very successful Trim Carpenter, builder, and have a cattle farm, plus many other handy man needs.

Ken and Betty met in 1980 and married in August 1981 at the first Methodist Church in Claremore, OK. In 1983 they bought their first 12 cow calf pairs, and they had cattle until 2021, when Ken’s health kept him from being able to manage the farm.

He was baptized and confirmed in the Methodist Church in Stigler and later in life he recommitted his soul to his God at Spavinaw United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife Betty; stepdaughter Beverly and husband Jef Stites; granddaughter Sarah husband Justin Maddox; great grandson Adien and one on the way; grandson Zach Stites wife Alli; great grandson Owen and one on the way, brother Gary Watson; Niece Shelli husband David Hubbs; great niece; Balea husband Jacob Land; great nephew; Cody Hobbs; sister in law, Erma Page Warren of Montana; and many more relatives in Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Texas and Montana. A special uncle Russell Einchenberger of Sun City AZ. A special cousin – law Glen Kirby of Eucha, OK.

He was preceded in death by his parents Rollin and Dorothy, grandparents, sister-in- law Jo Ann Watson, grandson Andy Stites, and brother- in- law John Page.

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Spavinaw United Methodist Church

201 Lake Street, Spavinaw, OK 74366

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