In Memory Of
11/12/1946 - 04/21/2012
John R. Watts, 66, of Bloomington passed away Saturday, April 21, 2012 at his residence.
Born November 12, 1946 in Bloomington, he was the son of Richard P. and Charlene (Bruton) Watts.
He was a 1964 graduate of Bloomington High School. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #1081.
John retired as a press operator of 38 years at the Indiana University Printing Plant.
A loving father and grandfather he was an avid bowler who enjoyed golfing and Nascar Racing.
Survivors include two sons, Tim Britton (Angie) of Spencer, Damon Watts (Heather) Bloomington, three grandchildren, Kristen Portteus (Ian), Logan Britton all of Spencer, Isabel Watts of Bloomington, one aunt, Julia G. Jones of Bloomington, four cousins, Sue Van Horn of Bloomington, Joyce Floyd (John) of Ellettsville, Barbara Jean Shields (Ikie) of Spencer and Jim Jones (Kathy) of Bloomington.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Richard P. Watts (November 1990), Charlene (Bruton) Watts (January 1993).
Services will be 11:00am Thursday, April 26, 2012 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. in Bloomington. Pastor Dawn Wild will officiate.
Visitation will be 4-8pm Wednesday and 10-11am Thursday at The Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital Hospice, P.O. Box 1149 Bloomington, IN 47402.