Robert Dale (Sonny) Watson born November 6, 1936 in Oronogo, MO, age 86, died at home Tuesday November 15, 2022 in Ogden, UT.
warded the “Ogden Standard Examiner Gold Watch Award” for best athlete. He served in the US Army from 1955-1958, 101st Airborne, Specialist four, E-4, USAR; served as weapons completion taking 1st place. Worked for United States Postal Service 1959-1967, Interal Revenue Service 1968-Retiring after 25 years of service.
Sonny married Linda Monsen in 1961; she passed away in January 1970.
Sonny enjoyed Golfing, with 13 holes in one! Spending time with his family was his greatest joy.
Breakfast with the boys and a round of golf was a weekly ritual. His pups Lucy and Lilly were his favorite pastime.
He is survived by his three daughters: Angie (Curtis) Evans of Layton, Pam (Kelly) Nesslage of Ogden, Jodi (Mike) Olsen of Killeen, TX; grandchildren: Nic (Whitney) Evans, Ashley Evans, Sydnee Evans, Rickie (Angela) Keese and Nathan Keese; great-grandchildren: Kaysi Evans Mueller, Quinton, Hayden, Nixon, Greyson, and Crew Evans; Lydia, Layla, and Lynnley Keese.
Preceded in death by his Father Jack Watson, Mother Nita Carey, sister Jacquelyn Litchfield, and grand-daughter Kellie Evans.
A special thanks to Sonny’s close friends Roy and Janice, Tom and Sherry, Kenny and LuAnn, and Joan and Darrell.
Join us for a celebration of life with family and friends on Friday, November 25, 2022 from 2- 4pm. Location: Toads/Mulligans, 1690 W 400 N, Ogden, UT in the Gym east of the pro shop. Please bring written memories to be compiled for a book of remembrance of our loving father for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren to enjoy..
In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s name to either: Utah Jr. Golf Association, or Kelly Woodland Jr. gold memorial fund at GWCU.