David Ross Watson, Senior

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David Ross Watson, Senior, 87, Residing on Maltby Road in Woodinville, passed away April 25, 9:30 a.m. at Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland, Washington.

Dave was born August 15, 1930, in Issaquah, to parents, John Glenn Watson and Eunice Pritchard. He has an older brother, Elmer (Bud) Watson and younger sisters, Marie Watson Tibbets and Susan Taylor Williams, both deceased.
Dave graduated from Issaquah High School in May of 1948. He worked on a dairy farm for an uncle before getting a job with Bethlehem Steel in 1950 when his fiancé told him she would not marry him unless he was working.  He took pride in the fact that he worked on the largest crane at the company for many years.  Dave Watson and Peggy Lou Worl were married November 22, 1950 in Bothell. They made their home in Woodinville and had five boys. 
Dave loved his family, his home, and friends. He was quiet and reserved, but with his very outgoing wife, he learned to make friends easily. He loved playing cards with his friends and enjoyed breakfast out before church. Dave retired from the steel company in August of 1995. The couple was then able to travel south for part of the winter for many years and enjoyed visiting Death Valley and Organ Pipes National Parks. He loved the Mariners and Seahawks and watched the games faithfully. He felt fortunate to be able to see some of the Mariners’ spring training practices in Arizona. He enjoyed camping at Kalaloch National Park with family, especially Thanksgiving week. If he could get there during clamming season, he loved to catch razor clams and enjoyed eating them fresh in camp.

Dave and Peggy were married 67 years.  Peggy passed away February 14 of this year. He is survived by his brother, Elmer (Bud) and spouse-Barbara along with his sons David R. Watson, Jr. (Judy), Thomas Watson (Delia), Mark S. Watson (Susan), Ross A. Watson, John Watson (Mylisse).  He is also survived by his grandchildren Tim Watson (Trish), Traci, Thom-John, Stephen, Stefanie, Garett, and Jared, and his great-grandchildren, Brenna, Lilly, and Lennox.
We will celebrate Dave’s life at a Memorial Service, Saturday, June 16, 3:00 p.m. at Woodinville Community Methodist Church, Pastor Rick Vinther officiating.

Rodney Roy Moore

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Rodney Roy Moore, age 71 of  Woodinville, born June 6, 1946  passed away on May 14, 2018. Arrangements are being handled by Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills, and condolences for the family may be left on their website,

Henry T. (Bud) Miller III

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Obit MillerHenry T. (Bud) Miller III passed away at his home on May 8, 2018 in Woodinville, Wash.  Bud was born on December 9, 1932 in Oklahoma City. He graduated from Tulia High School and was very active in the Tulia Jaycees and the state of Texas Jaycees.  He won the highest award given by the Texas state Jaycees known as the "Jake" award.  Bud worked with his father Henry T. Miller Jr. at Miller Auto until he and his family moved to Washington state in 1968.  Bud started his family construction business along with his family and ran Enterprise Construction until he and his wife Ruth retired in 1991.  His two sons Henry IV and Steve and Steve's wife Debbie then took over.  His son Steve Miller and his wife Debbie still have the successful construction company in the Seattle area.
After retiring Bud and his wife Ruth traveled extensively in their RV for 13 years.  Then they were snow birds in the Phoenix area for 14 years until Bud lost his eye sight and then he and his wife stayed in their home in Woodinville. Bud loved building anything that needed building, fishing, working in his yard, traveling, cooking and being around his family. Bud had a wonderful life and many friends in Texas, Arizona, California and Washington. 
Bud is survived by his wife of nearly 62 years, M. Ruth (Smith) Miller, his son Henry T. Miller IV (Annie) (ex wife Wendy) of Chelan, Wash., his son Steven K. Miller (Debbie) of Monroe, Wash., his daughter Kathy L. Miller of Dallas, Texas, his granddaughters Tiffany Hoester (J.D.), Casey Miller (ex husband Nate Halligan), his grandsons Erik Miller (ex wife Jessie), Henry T. Miller V (Meghan) and Chris Miller (Marcy), his great granddaughter Alexzandria (Lexz) Halligan, and great grandsons Logan, Linkoln and Landon Hoester.
Bud was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl Cole, his father Henry T. Miller Jr, his sister Dorothy Kostka, his mother in law Bulah B. Smith, and his brothers in law Tom Jr., Guy, and Vasco Smith.
We all loved Bud and will miss him, he is now in heaven and can see again!
Remembrances' of Henry (Bud) Miller may be put on the following website:

Tom Bryson Escott

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Tom Bryson Escott of Bothell died on March 6, 2018, in Arizona after a brief period dealing with many health issues. Tom was born in Seattle on January 23, 1936, to Roy and Ione Escott. He was fortunate to enjoy a childhood growing up on the shores of Lake Washington in Kirkland with many friends and a sister Eden. At an early age Tom joined the family business of distributing the Seattle Times to the growing Eastside. Tom’s earliest connection to becoming in his own words, ‘the world’s oldest paperboy’ began with selling three different papers on the ferry running from Kirkland to Madison Park when he was 8 years old. Tom graduated from Lake Washington High School in 1953 and remained life-long friends with many of his classmates. Tom attended WSU, graduating with honors in 1961 with a degree in Mining Engineering. During this same time Tom married Nadine Huddleston and their family eventually included Terry, Stacy, Scott and Raeanne. After graduation Tom moved to Utah to work but returned to Washington and worked at Boeing.
In 1970 he married Nancy Slupianek and they enjoyed 47 years together. When the Supersonic program was cancelled, and lights were being turned off throughout Seattle, Tom rejoined his father’s newspaper distribution business with the plan of going back to the aeronautical industry when it rebounded. When his father retired, the Seattle Times asked Tom if he wanted to take over the business. As they say, the rest is history, and he remained in that business until he retired. Tom and Nancy ran the 24/7 newspaper business for many years and enjoyed family and friends as the years sped by. They eventually became snowbirds and spent many happy winters in Surprise, AZ. RVing was a big part of their lives and they enjoyed doing it for 20 plus years and made many wonderful friends along the roads and byways. A trip to Blue Lake was an annual outing and treat for the kids and grandkids. Tom loved his golf and had three holes-in-one to brag about. Tom will be lovingly recalled as a genuinely nice person, a common sentiment from many, including caregivers who helped at the end. He was a man of integrity and honesty, was thoughtful and fair and had a good sense of humor. He will be missed and affectionately remembered by many. Tom is survived by wife Nancy, sister Eden Carter (Bud), children Stacy McHarness (Dan), Scott (Catherine), Raeanne Brideau (Edmund), daughter-in-law Laurie Escott, former wife Nadine Masoero, 10 grandchildren, three  great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and son Terry. He was a member of Overlake Park Presbyterian Church and the Elks. His memorial will be Sunday, June 3, 2 p.m, at Overlake Park Presbyterian Church, 1836 156th Ave., Bellevue, WA 98007 with reception following. Memorials in Tom’s name can be made to the Overlake Park Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund or the Humane Society, 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005

Mark Moulaison

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Mark Moulaison, at the age of 62, passed away on April 15th, 2018 surrounded by his family at is residence in Duvall, Washington.
Mark was born in Seattle to Ed and Patty Moulaison on July 21, 1955. Mark was the 3rd son (of 4) born to Ed and Patty. He grew up in Redmond, WA and attended Redmond High School. He married Marla Moulaison in November 1980. They are long time residents of the Valley, building their first house in Duvall in 1985. Mark enjoyed his Saturday nights racing in the Bomber division at Evergreen Speedway from the late 80’s through the early 00’s.
Mark is survived by his wife of 37 years, Marla Moulaison; their son Brad Stubbs and wife Cristin; brother Brian Moulaison and wife Connie; sister in law Peggy Moulaison; grandchildren Ashley, Tyler, Ryan and Haley; great grandson Joshua; nieces and nephews Eddie (wife Kris), Jolene (husband Darrin), Jenny (husband Shawn), Kenneth (wife Abbey), Lindsay, Breanne (husband Kevin) and Collin (wife Kelly); his fur baby Bella and many, many extended family and friends that will love and miss him. 
His parents Ed Moulaison Jr. and Patricia Moulaison; brothers Ed Moulaison III and Keith Moulaison precede him in death.  Also preceding him in death are two dear dogs Dollie and Webster.
A private celebration of life will be scheduled.