BUCKHANNON — James B. Watts, 80, entered into rest Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. He was husband of nearly 60 years to Mrs. Oleta T. Watts.
Mr. Watts was a native of Ellamore, but lived in Evans, Ga. He retired from the Army and worked in civil service for 35 years as an electronics Instructor at Fort Gordan. Family members in addition to his wife include daughters; Annette W. Gardner and husband Eric of Patterson, Ga. and Carolyn W. Mutimer and husband Roy of Appling, Ga.; granddaughters: Meaghan Peterson, Mallory Booth and Taylor Mutimer; grandson: Blair Mutimer IV; and great-grandson: Jason Booth.
Friends will be received 1- 2 p.m., Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Bohman officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Union Cemetery at Tallmansville. The Upshur County Honor Guard will provide military honors at the graveside. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.