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Steven Thomas Watwood

August 29, 1969 ~ June 11, 2018 (age 48)
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Steven Thomas Watwood, 48, of Elgin, passed away June 11, 2018, after a valiant battle with colon cancer.  Beloved husband of Donna L., nee Wright; cherished father of Madison, Megan and Morgan; devoted son of the late James and Jeanette, nee Johnson and son-in-law of Walter and Judy Wright, nee Autry; loving brother of Michael, Laura Dixon and John (Teri) and brother-in-law of Dina (Tripp) Chapman; dearest uncle of Steffanie Dixon, Matthew (Nikki) Johnson, Caitlin Watwood (David, fiancé), Frank Jr. (Jodie), Christopher (Christopher) and Brandon (Teri) Valenzuela and Alia and Avery Chapman; dear nephew of the late Don (Carla) Watwood; fond cousin of many.  Steve proudly served his country as a US Marine. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Elmhurst College and went on to complete his Master’s Degree in Taxation from Northern Illinois University. Steve spent his career as a CPA and founded Watwood & Associates CPAs, Ltd., in 2015. He also served as a board member of Central 301 Foundation. Visitation Friday, June 15th, 3 - 9 p.m. at Countryside Funeral Home, 95 S. Gilbert St. (at Middle St.), South Elgin and Saturday, June 16th from 12:15 p.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 215 Thomas More Dr., Elgin. Ennichement to be announced at a later date.  Please consider sharing a story, memory or sentiment about Steve either at the funeral home where a designated space will prepared or on Steve's memorial page tribute wall.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to benefit the future of Steve's daughters would be appreciated,

Donations may be made to:

Watwood Family Benefit

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