of Marshall, AR
October 10, 1939 - August 20, 2014
Billy Wayne Watts, age 74 of Marshall, Arkansas passed from this life on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Washington Regional in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was born in Marshall, Arkansas on October 10, 1939 to Charles and Ruby (Jackson) Watts.Billy attended the South Mountain Freewill Baptist Church. He worked for eighteen years as a police officer on the Harvey Police Department in Harvey, IL. Billy also served as Deputy Marshall on the Marshall Police Department for four years and was an elected constable of Bear Creek 6 until his death. He loved eating his wife's good cooking, watching TV, reading and when he was able, riding his tractor around the family farm. Billy enjoyed visiting with family and friends, especially spending time with his grandchildren. His parents; two children, Lori Watts and Michael Watts; and one infant grandchild, Nathan Watts, precede Billy in death. Survivors include his wife, Stella (Stephens) Watts of the home; sons, Christopher Watts and wife Robin of Romeoville, IL, Mitchell Watts of Chicago, IL and David Watts of Marshall; daughters, Debra Secor and husband Arthur of Chicago, IL and Mandy Watts of Newport; grandchildren, Brandi, Marina, Samantha, Alexis, Logan, Timothy, Aubrey, James, Adam, Ryan, David, Vanessa, Rubin, Kyle, Britney, Trinten and Jacob; seven great grandchildren; and one brother, Benny Watts and wife Betty of Marshall.Funeral services for Billy will be 2:00 PM Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Roller-Coffman Funeral Home in Marshall, Arkansas with Bro. James Tibbitts and Bro. James Horton officiating. Cremation will follow the service with burial in Rambo Cemetery at a later date.Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Watts, Mitchell Watts, David Watts, Jacob Watts, Keith Watts, Kevin Watts and Arthur Secor.
Billy, thank you so much for helping me with logs over the years, I am saddened that you passed, you were a kind and good man just like Charles and Ruby. God bless you and your family and may you find comfort from your pain and suffering in the presence of the Lord. May God bless and keep you
Dear Ones-You are being remembered through this terrible time in your lives - and know that God will give you the Peace you need and Understanding, look to Him for those and other needs. The Watts family will miss him at our reunions, He always gave big hugs and made a person feel they were #1 in his life. We will miss him, and his big smile - with love, Barbara
I'm so sorry for your loss. He really was a nice man always had a smile and cheery greeting. He will be missed.
We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking about you with love, Lisa and Patrick.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We always enjoyed visiting with Billy and he will be missed. Loving wishes of comfort to all the family.
Our thought and prayers are with you .We are truely sorry for your loss.
Stella and family, I am sadden for your loss. He was your rock. I will be praying for you and your family God be near you during this time of sorrow. Blessings, Nancy
Stella and family, Our hearts go out to each of you during this time. Please know that we are with you in spirit. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.Love to all,Jim and Cheryl