The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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May 7, 2013

Tommy Watts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —    

Tommy Watts, 71, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on May 1, 2013, at North Kansas City Hospital.

Tommy was born in Eldorado Springs, Mo., on June 28, 1941. He was a graduate of Stockton High School. He served in the U.S. Army as Tank Commander in Germany. Tommy retired from General Motors Fairfax Plant in 2001. He volunteered at North Kansas City Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess and Bernice Watts; his in-laws, Harold and Katherine Arnold Davis; his beloved wife of 34 years, Janet; and his brother, Raymond Watts.

Tommy is survived by his daughter, Tanya Scott and husband, Jim, of Salem, Va.; son, Gregg Watts, of the home and adored granddaughter, Jordan Anne Scott; brother, Jesse Watts and wife, Joy; and sister-in-law, Delores Watts, nieces and nephews. Special thanks to family and friends who helped along the way.

Funeral service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at Mount Moriah Terrace Park. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the funeral home.

Charitable gifts in Tommy's name may be made to Children's Miracle Network or Ronald McDonald House.

Arragements are under the direction of Mount Moriah Terrace Park Funeral Home; 801 NW 108th Street, Kansas City. (816)734-5500.

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