- Last Updated on 08:08 AM 11/09/09
The Rev. Robert Edward “Bob” Watts of L. P. Bailey Memorial Highway, Nathalie, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, at MCV in Richmond at the age of 69.
He was born in Charlotte County on Oct. 3, 1940 to the late Nathaniel and Lester Overby Watts and was married to Sandra Guthrie Watts, who survives.
Rev. Watts was a member and minister of Hitesburg Baptist Church and a member of Aarons Creek Ruritan Club. Before entering the ministry he served in the U.S. Army and was a supervisor at Burlington Industries in Drakes Branch.
Rev. Watts is survived by his wife of the home; three brothers, Bill Watts and wife Betty of Keysville, Kenny Watts and wife Faye of Saxe, David Watts and wife Sherry of Keysville, Tommy Watts of Keysville; one sister, Mary Ann Smith and husband Robert of Christiansburg; one sister-in-law, Colleen Elder and husband Dennis of Brookneal; one brother-in-law, Jasper J. Guthrie of Florida; one step-brother-in-law, Ralph Dews of Farmville; a number of nieces and nephews; and two dear cousins, Betty Hardy and husband W.C. and Margaret Rickman, all of Keysville.
Funeral services for the Rev. Robert Edward Watts will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Interment will follow in the Hitesburg Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends Sunday from 6 until 9 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home and is receiving friends other times at the Hitesburg Baptist parsonage, 4097 Aarons Creek Road, Virgilina.
The family requests those wishing to give memorials to consider the Hitesburg Baptist Church Building Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.brooksfhinc.com.