Donald Edward Watts

December 23, 1938 ~ September 10, 2020 (age 81)


Donald Edward Watts, 81 of Russellville, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020. He was born December 23, 1938 in West Helena, Arkansas to John Henry and Virginia Gertrude Watts. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.  

He is survived by his wife, Doris Jeannette Watts; two daughters, Karen (William) Stoll, Brenda Jaques; six grandchildren, Kellie Sinh, Lauren Eden, Ashley Stoll, Christine DeVore, Julianne Baily, Andrew Jaques; eight great grandchildren; one brother, Charles Frederick Watts and other family members and friends.

Don was an avid golfer and chess player. He loved to watch sports with Jeannie, especially the Razorbacks and St. Louis Cardinals. 

Funeral Service will be 10am, Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 at Sherwood Forrest with burial following in the Arkansas State Veteran Cemetery in North Little Rock. There is no visitation planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Memorials in Don's honor may be made to Meals on Wheels of Arkansas. 

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Address: 1111 W Maryland Ave, Sherwood, AR 72120
Phone: (501) 835-8909

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