Welcome to the memorial page for

Robert Thomas Watson

April 10, 1946 ~ November 1, 2017 (age 71)

Robert Thomas Watson of St. James, Mo. passed away at his home on November 1, 2017. He was 71 years, 6 months and 22 days of age.


Robert Watson was born on April 10, 1946 in St. Louis, Mo. to his parents: Robert Edward and Laurel Bradley Watson.


Robert Watson was a free spirited person, he loved his family and especially the love of his life, Myrtle. He was a laborer all his life. He loved rock and roll music and loved to ride motorcycles. Robert was in the Hard Core Ministries for many years and worked at the Walmart D.C. He conducted CCW Classes for many years and participated in the foster kids program and had over 60 children through his life. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.


Robert Watson is survived by his wife of the home: Myrtle Marie Pankey Watson; five sons: Robert E. Watson of Byrns Mills, Mo; and Benjamin Watson of Ellicottivie, N. Y.; Jamey Bunton of Mt. View, Mo.; Jason Bunton of Edgar Springs, Mo.; James Stanley of St. louis, Mo.; daughters: Cindy Mazzacone of Titusville, Florida; and Jessica Donnelly of St. James, Mo.: brothers: Jack Watson of Carlyle, Ill.; and Rick Watson of St. Clair, Mo.; along with thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


Robert Watson is deceased by his parents: Robert Edward and Laurel Bradley Watson; and one brother Michael Watson.


Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 4, 2015 at 2 PM at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo. with Frank Brooks officiating. A melody of Pink Floyd music were played for his service. A continuation of celebration will be at the Watson Garage where many good times were had.


Burial will be in Sturgus, South Dakota at a later date.


All arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.


 Service Information

Celebration of Life
November 4, 2017

2:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home
200 South Meramec
Saint James, MO 65559

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