Obituary of Willard Watts
Funeral services for Willard Watts, age 96, of Roanoke, will be held on Monday, May 30, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bruce Davidson officiating. Burial will follow at Concord Baptist Church Cemetery in Clay County.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 - 8:00 PM on Sunday, May 29, 2022.
Mr. Watts passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at his home in Roanoke.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen Lane Watts; four daughters, O’Day Britt (Carl), Leticia Denham (Mike), Charleen Thomas and Gail Smith (Doug); one daughter-in-law, Doris Staples; 14 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jessie Watts, Mike Denham, Doug Smith and Rocky Smith. William Wilkerson will serve as honorary pallbearer.
A Calhoun County native, Mr. Watts was born on October 26, 1925, the son of Jessie and Maudie White Watts. He had worked as a pulp wooder and enjoyed trading at flea markets. Mr. Watts was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, James Watts and John Wesley (J.W.) Watts; one daughter, Margaret Watts; a granddaughter, Lynn Hill; one brother, Frank Watts; and a sister, Ruth Watts.