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Ukie “JR” Watts


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Ukie “JR” Watts, 77, went home to his Lord and Savior July 20, 2017, at the hospital in Lubbock, TX. Viewing will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. Services will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 10 a.m., at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow service at General Douglas L. McBride. A tribute of Ukie’s life may be found at andersonbethany.com where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
On May 26, 1942, Ukie was born to Ukie Watts Sr. and Opal Watts in Thoreau, New Mexico.
Those left to cherish Ukie’s memory are his wife of 14 years, Janice Watts; daughters: Marie Gantuz, Cecilia Watts; son, Harold Watts; stepdaughters: Debra Self, Tammy Frederick, Kathy Pedigo, Mary Rodgers; stepson, Barry Wilkinson; grandchildren: Luis Gantuz, Marlis Gantuz, Beth Hunt, Jennifer Brag, Timothy Burns, Tasha Beuning, Cheyenne Boldes, Shalynn Lewis, Jaron Pedigo, Crystal Prag, Denae Erwin, Barry W. Wilkinson, Skylor Wilkinson; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Those chosen as Honorary Pallbearers are: Howard Williams, Cruz Torres, Steve Bertin, Ornell Fuller Sr, Keith Rush, Donnie Rowland and Henry Grimm.
Pallbearers are: Skylor Wilkinson, Garland Wilkinson, Tim Fuller, Ron Fuller, Rue Hunt and Micheal Brisco.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Disabled American Veterans at DAV.org. Following the service, the Midway Baptist Church will host a luncheon.
This tribute was lovingly written in honor of Ukie by his family.