Roshier "Bill" Watts Jr., 64, passed away Friday, Feb.
12, 2010, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Winscott Road Memorial
Chapel, 1001 Winscott Rd. Interment pending in D/FW
National Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at
Winscott Road Funeral Home.
Memorials: The family requests memorial
contributions to the American Cancer Society .
Bill was born Oct. 28, 1945, in Whitesville, N.C. He
served in the U.S. Navy from July 10, 1963, to March 8,
1974. He was a Vietnam veteran and recipient of the
Purple Heart, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service
Medal, Bronze Star, and the National Defense Service
Bill was employed by Vandervoort's Dairy in Fort
Worth as a maintenance supervisor from 1982 to 2000. He
was an avid bass fisherman, and enjoyed golf and
He was predeceased by his mother, Mary Margaret
Watts, July 1, 1993; father, Roshier Watts Sr., April
23, 1999; brother, Roy Eugene Watts, Oct. 9, 1954;
brother, William Jefferson Watts, June 13, 2003;
stepchild, Debra Lynn Farmer.
Survivors: Loving wife of 28 years, Pat Hendricks
Watts; daughter, Michelle A. Mantz (Doug) of Goshin,
Ohio; son, Michael K. Watts (Gwen) of Fort Worth; son,
Howard Ray Vance Watts of Pampa; son, Bill Christopher
"Blue" Watts of Newport, N.C.; stepdaughter, Jennifer L.
Gatlin (Rodney) of Crockett; stepson, Kristofer D.
Herman of Pagosa Springs, Colo.; stepchildren, Shelia
Harrison, Yvonne Laveck, and Firman Ray Turner;
brothers, James Harold (Jean) Watts of Pinion Hills,
Calif., and Mitchell (Hazel) Watts of Spartenburg, N.C.;
sisters, Nancy Carol (R.C.) Ward of Denton, N.C., Jean
Scott, widow of Chuck, of Thomasville, N.C., Frances
Spivey (Laverne) of Fayetteville, N.C., Christine Watts,
widow of William Williams, of Thomasville, N.C., Cathy
Ammons of Greensboro, N.C., and Teresa Triegleff of Fort
Worth; grandchildren, Michael, Heather, Dustin, Christa,
Justin, Princess Jessica, J.D., (step-grandchildren,
Katy and Tori), Amber, Amanda, Hannah, Christopher
"Blue," and Desiray; great-grandchildren, Dustin,
Jonathon and Aimee; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins,
nieces and nephews