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 Joseph Ray Watts

Joseph Ray Watts

Birth
Oakley, Cassia County, Idaho, USA
Death 19 Aug 1996 (aged 79)
Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot B, 23, 7
Memorial ID 133739 · View Source
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The Deseret News
August 21, 1996
page B4

Joe Watts, 79, beloved husband and father, died Aug. 19, 1996 at his home in Sandy.

Born Mar. 28, 1917 in Oakley, ID. to Joseph Albert and Ada Rae Bates Watts. Married Mary Powell in Midvale, Utah on Feb. 11, 1940. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. She preceded him in death. Married Donna Peck, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Joe worked at Kennecott Copper for 42 years as an electrician. He helped start the Sandy Little League Baseball and provided leadership for many scouts over the years. He also served as a temple worker at the Jordan River LDS Temple and was a long time member of Good Sams.

Survivors: wife, Donna; daughter, Ruth Ferre; stepdaughters, Karen Henderson and Colleen Forbush; stepson, Keith Bell; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; one brother and four sisters. Preceded in death by a daughter, Kaylene Reed.

Funeral services, Thursday, August 22, 1996 at 1 p.m. in the Mt. Jordan 1st LDS Ward Chapel, 8950 South 400 East, Sandy. (Enter the church parking lot from 280 East in Sandy.) Friends may call at the church Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and again on Thursday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Interment, Midvale City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 133739
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Ray Watts (28 Mar 1917–19 Aug 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 133739, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .