Tate Carlton Watson Sr.

  • "You will be missed. Such a great person inside and out...."
    - Mikel Kemp-Vento
  • "We will all miss you my friend..."
    - Wan & Paulina Cini
  • "Thoughts and prayers from the Kennedy Family"

Tate Carlton Watson, Sr., of Ocala, Florida, born on August 26, 1976 in Tallahassee, Florida, to Carol Anne Watson, passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2018 at age 41. Tate spent most of his life in Ocala, Florida and was at home in Ocala at the time of his passing. Tate attended Tampa Technical Institute where he earned a bachelors degree in Computer Engineering.
Beloved husband of Mary Victoria Watson, Tate is survived by his son, Tate Carlton Watson, Jr; stepson, Christian Banks Thursby; and sister, Donalee Watson. He also leaves behind his greatly loved dog, Little Dude.
He was a movie fanatic, enjoyed music and to DJ, play guitar and drums. Tate was very social and could talk to anyone, he never met a stranger. Those who were lucky enough to call him a friend knew that Tate put his friends and family first and cherished time spent with those he loved. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and family.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from July 11 to July 12, 2018