Obituaries » Eugene 'Gene' C. Watts
December 31, 1927 - April 9, 2018
Eugene “Gene” C. Watts, 90, passed away at 2:05 pm, April 9, 2018 at Otterbein Cridersville.
Gene was born December 31, 1927 in Bowling Green, OH, to George and Gladys (McClung) Watts who preceded him in death. On June 12, 1955 he married Joyce Keller who survives in Cridersville.
He retired as a line coordinator for Ohio Power. He was an active member of Crossroads Church of God, Cridersville Lions Club with 25 years of service, AEP Veterans Club, and an US Army Veteran. He loved doing yard work and eating out with friends and family.
Survivors include: a Brother, Russell (Carol) Parker of Lima; a Sister, Jeralou Young of Lima; a Brother-in-law, Jim Johnson; a Sister-in-law, Pat Keller; a Niece, Lisa (Tim) Ehresman, 18 other Nieces and Nephews, Many Great Nieces and Nephews.
He was preceded in death by: a Brother, Jerry Parker; 2 Sisters, Vondale Senkarik and Marjorie Ann Johnson.
Services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES SHAWNEE CHAPEL with Pastor Brian Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Thursday at Shawnee Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Church of God.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.