06/03/12 — ROBERT L. WATTS

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April 20, 1941-June 1, 2012

SMSgt. Robert Lynn Watts, Retired U.S.A.F., 71, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with full military honors.

Robert was born in Owensboro, Ky., on April 20, 1941, to the late Lewis Cleveland Watts and Virginia Carol Clary Watts. He proudly served in the United States Air Force for 24 years, retiring in 1984 at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.

Robert is survived by his wife, Patricia P. Watts; his son, William Watts and wife, Retchel, of Texas; his daughters, Lynne Mancuso and husband, Joe, Lori Shubert and husband, Jay, all of Omaha, Neb.; his stepdaughter, Kathy Merritt of Goldsboro; his sisters, Patricia Buckingham and Lee Owen, both of Evansville, Ind.; and eight grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Karen L. Watts, and son, Robert L. Watts Jr.

Although flowers are welcome, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society.

The family will receive friends Monday, June 4, 2012, from 6 until 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on June 3, 2012 8:23 AM