ELGIN – Services for George W. Watts, 78, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Sand Hill Heights Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorial may be made to the church building fund.
Mr. Watts died Thursday, July 2, 1992. Born May 7, 1914 in Blaney, he was a son of the late Henry Watts and Mamie Branham Watts. An Air Corps veteran of World War II, he retired from the University of South Carolina maintenance department and was a member of Sand Hill Height Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Eva Hornsby Watts; daughters Anne Corbett of Manning, Linda Hastings of Richmond, Va., and Doris Gilmore of Pensacola, Fla.; sons, Joe “Pete” Smith of Augusta, Bobby Smith of West Columbia, Willie Smith of Elgin, Charles “Don” Watts of Sandersville, Ga., Dickie Watts of Lugoff and Lavon Watts of Pontiac; sisters, Eloise Newman of Lugoff and Elizabeth Branham of Elgin; 28 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
On September 12, 2001, George W. Watts was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Eva Hornsby Watts.