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Frank Fields Watts, Jr. "Jack"

April 9, 1930 June 21, 2019
Frank Fields Watts, Jr. "Jack"
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Frank Fields Watts, Jr. “Jack,” 89, of Gladstone, VA passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at Fairmont Crossing. He was born April 9, 1930 in Nelson County, VA to the late Julia Turner Watts Jones and Frank Fields Watts, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Mundy Watts; and brother, Clyde Douglas Watts.

Jack attended Mineral Springs Baptist Church. He loved the outdoors, and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Jack was a retired electrician with the I.B.E.W. local 70 of Washington D.C. for 43 years and a member for 70 years.

He is survived by his children, Frank F. Watts, III and wife Jeannette of Gladstone, VA, Katherine Watts Carmody and husband Duane of Thailand, Joseph Charles Watts and wife Susan of Manassas, VA, Karen Watts Dodero and husband Paul of Gainesville, VA, and Clarence Edward Watts and wife Sharon of Manassas, VA; sister, Florence Tunstall of McKenny, VA; and sister-in-law, Virginia Mundy Cyrus and husband Willie of Gladstone, VA; and sister-in-law, Edith Stennett Watts of Amherst, VA. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Driskill Funeral Chapel in Amherst, VA with Pastor Steve Layne officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Amherst Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Stephens Baptist Church-Cemetery Fund, 2903 Tye River Rd., Amherst, VA 24821 or to Gladstone Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 94, Gladstone, VA 24553.

A special thank you to Jack’s loving caregiver, Shari Hammett.

Driskill Funeral Chapel of Amherst, VA is serving the Watts family.


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Visitation

Saturday

29

Jun

12:00 PM 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 6/29/2019 1:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, VA 24521

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel
201 Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States

Funeral

Saturday

29

Jun

1:00 PM 6/29/2019 1:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel

201 Grandview Drive
P.O. Box 665
Amherst, VA 24521

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Driskill Chapel
201 Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States

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Amherst Cemetery Final Resting Place

Grandview Drive
Amherst, VA 24521

Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States
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