WATTS, Louis
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Louis E. “Lou” Watts, Jr., 78, of Marietta died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held 4 p.m. Monday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta with Deb Jenkins officiating. Lou was a ’52 graduate of Marietta High School where he was the co-captain of the football team. He was involved with the Golden Glove Boxers Association as well as an avid golfer at the Marietta Country Club. Lou was a member of the Kappa Sig fraternity at GA Tech. He proudly served in the Air Force. His working life started with RJ Reynolds in North Carolina and progressed to Bobst, an international Swiss Company for 35 years. Hobbies include growing tomatoes, traveling and flying his own plane. Lou and Judy were married for 22 years and members of First Presbyterian Church, Marietta. Survivors include his wife, Judy Jervey Watts of Marietta; one daughter, Emily McGrady and her husband, Kyle of Douglasville; three sons, L.E. “Le” Watts III, Russ Jervey and his wife, Michele of Kennesaw, Richard Jervey Jr. and his wife, Jo Ellen of Marietta; five grandchildren, Duncan and Melanie McGrady, Cooper, Hudson and Blake Jervey; 13 nieces and nephews; one brother, L.V. Watts and his wife, Pricilla; two sisters, Lotus Baker and her husband, Richard and Vickie Watts. Contributions may be made to Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, 475 Dickson Ave. NW, Marietta, GA 30064 or Georgia Tech Alumni Association, 190 North Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30313 (404-894-2391). Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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