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Allen “Skip” Wayne Watson, II, May 10, 1977~January 4, 2015

Watson for PaperAllen “Skip” Wayne Watson, II, 37, of Benton, formerly of West Fork, died January 4, 2015 in Benton.  He was born May 10, 1977 in Fayetteville to Wayne and Diana Watson.  Skip graduated from West Fork High School, where he excelled in many different sports – including football, baseball, basketball, and track. Skip loved the thrill of the game, and he always played with heart.  Skip was a leader – loyal, strong, courageous and had a heart of gold.  He was loved by so many and will be dearly missed.

He is survived by two sons, Tristen Sullins & TaKoma Dobbs-Watson; one daughter, Alexa Watson; his parents, Wayne & Diana Watson of Prairie Grove; his grandmother, Wilma Watson of Fayetteville; his sister, Shelly Thomas & her husband, Jimmy Thomas of Farmington; his nephew, Brandon Thomas; and three nieces, Ashley Thomas; Kristen Thomas; and Britney Thomas.  He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Flora Jean Jarboe of Winslow; and his grandfather, Bobby Wayne Watson of Fayetteville.

Memorial services will be held at 4:30 P.M. on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

Honorary pallbearers are Heath Daniel, Tristen Sullins, TaKoma Dobbs-Watson, Brandon Thomas and Chris Holloway.

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    Name » 21. Jan, 2015

    Sorry for your lose. Skip will be missed. My prayers are with your family.

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    Art & Sue Rife » 21. Jan, 2015

    Sorry for your lose..our prayers are with you and the family..<3

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    Name » 21. Jan, 2015

    I never knew Skip personally but I knew of him through Shelly. He sounds like he was a great brother and great person! I truly hope Skip knew how much his sister loves him! The loss of a brother is indescribable! Shelley has helped me through this as well (including hugging Skip when I missed my brother) what a very big impact SkiP has had on me through Shelly! He was larger than life itself! My heart and prayers go out to the whole family.

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    Clay & Pami Hudgins » 21. Jan, 2015

    Sending our thoughts & our prayers for each of you. Skip endured many years & now may he be @ peace with our Lord.

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    Todd Grimes » 22. Jan, 2015

    On behalf of the Maintenance group at Tyson, you are in our thoughts & prayers. So sorry for your loss.

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    Shannon Mitchell » 22. Jan, 2015

    Very sorry to read about your son’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

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    Lennie Carroll » 22. Jan, 2015

    Dear Wayne, Diana, and family: I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that my prayers are with you, my friend.

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    Chipper Phillips & Stacy Bell » 24. Jan, 2015

    Shelly and family
    So sorry for your loss. We won’t be able to attend the funeral but know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

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    Dwane and Dru Middleton » 24. Jan, 2015

    So many memories of time passed. Some of our fondest include Skip. Know that we have thought of you often over the years. Know that Skip is at peace now and no longer in pain. We love all of you dearly and hope that someday you will find peace also.

    Dwane, Dru, Brian and Family.

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    Glenna Bohannan » 24. Jan, 2015

    Wayne, I did not realize this was your son until Mary Lou called to tell me today. My condolences what a tragic situation. Glenna Bohannan

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    Marsha Frederick Harris » 24. Jan, 2015

    I am so sorry for you loss. Your family is in my prayers. May God comfort you and give you a peace that passes a understanding.

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    Loy & Linda Jones » 27. Jan, 2015

    We were so shocked to hear of the passing of Skip. Our hearts and prayers are with all of you.
    We enjoyed having Skip in our home with our sons. Thank you for sharing his life with us. May God bless and keep you.

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    Laura Foster McCleland » 28. Jan, 2015

    Wayne, I just realized this was your son. I am so sorry to read about his passing. I know that you and your family have been dreading this day coming but know that he is in a much better place. I will pray that your entire family finds peace in his death. God Bless.