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Charles "Chuck" L. Epps

August 13, 1943 ~ August 29, 2017 (age 74)

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Charles “Chuck” L. Epps, age 74, of Watertown, SD, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Center in Clear Lake, SD. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Watertown. Rev. Steve Anderson will officiate.  The family is requested to meet by 10:30 a.m. at the church on Saturday for a prayer service.


Visitation will be at Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel in Watertown from 3-6 p.m. on Friday and prior to services at the church on Saturday.


Chuck was born on August 13, 1943, to Fred and Clara (Smullen) Epps, in Britton, SD.  He was united in marriage to Patricia “Pat” Jongeling on March 22, 1969, in Castlewood, SD.­­­­­­­­ The couple lived in Watertown where he worked for Superior Homes for over 30 years. Chuck enjoyed reading and playing cards. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.


Chuck is survived by his wife, Pat of Watertown; two children: Charles (Renae) Epps of Hot Springs, SD and Donald (Tina) Epps of Clark, SD; 9 grandchildren: Chase, Zoe, Jassmine, Korena, Jordon, Donavon, Zane, Tryston and Braxton; and one brother, James Epps of Britton, SD.


He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and three sisters.





 Service Information

September 1, 2017

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel
1311 4th St. NE
Watertown, SD 57201

Funeral Service
September 2, 2017

11:00 AM
Cornerstone United Methodist Church
1350 11th Street Northeast
Watertown, SD 57201

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