Joseph C Watts Sr.

Joseph C Watts Sr.

Florida, USA
Death 13 Feb 2009 (aged 76)
Bedford, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Colleyville, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 33945101 · View Source
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Antelope Valley Press
Classification 1000
Obituary notices and memorials
These ads appeared in the Antelope Valley Press
Tuesday, February 17, 2009

WATTS, Joseph C. Sr. BEDFORD -- Joseph C. Watts Sr., 76, passed away at his residence on Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, with his family at his side. Mr. Watts was born on Oct. 26, 1932, to Otis and Virgie Watts Sr. He graduated from Dorsey High School in Miami, Fla., and attended Florida A&M University. He attained his master's degree at the University of Southern California. He was a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base. During his successful career, he had periods of service with the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. Army and the Department of Defense. He was a test pilot for many major manufacturers, including Bell Helicopter. He was a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots and NARFE. While living in California, he was also active in the Masonic Lodge. His interests included bowling, classical music and the many special times spent with his family. He will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him. Survivors: Wife of 55 years, Dorothy Watts; daughter, Lisa Payton and husband, Jarid, of Watauga; sons, Joseph C. Watts Jr. of Lancaster, Calif., Ronald David Watts and wife, Eileen, of Lancaster, Calif., Gregory L. Watts and Deborah of Reno, Nev.; Kevin L. Watts and wife, Lisa, of Watauga; sisters, Betty Robinson of Miami and Martha Manley of Orlando; brother, Howard Watts of Miami; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and another on the way; several nieces and nephews; and many dear loved ones and friends. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel, 5725 Colleyville Blvd. Interment: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Open visitation will be 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home, Colleyville, Texas 817-498-5894

JOSEPH C WATTS 26 Oct 1932 13 Feb 2009 (P) 76021 (Bedford, Tarrant, TX) (none specified) Florida


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