Franklin Edward Watts

  • BORN: July 25, 1916
  • DIED: August 22, 2013
  • LOCATION: Manassas, Virginia

FRANKLIN EDWARD WATTS, age 97, passed away on August 22, 2013 at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center, Manassas, VA.

Predeceased by his mother: Agie Elizabeth Lackey, father: Walter R. Watts; wife: Julia Austin Watts; daughter: Ginger K. Stratton; step-son: Mike Beacham; son-in-laws: Lee Shepard and Gene Stratton.

He is survived by his daughter: Judith A. Shepard of Manassas, VA; step daughter: Tonda Burr and husband Frank of Winston Salem, NC; two step sons: Steve Turner and wife Jennie of Atlanta, GA and Russell A. Jones and wife Karen of Lexington, KY; nine grandchildren: L. Jay Shepard, Jr. and wife Kristy of Haymarket, VA; James A Shepard and wife Kim of Morrisville, NC, Joel A. Shepard and wife Theresa of Manassas, VA, Jerel A. Shepard and wife Nerissa of Leesburg, VA; Jeffrey A. Shepard and wife Jennifer of Manassas, VA, Melyssa Webb and husband Ken of Manassas, VA, Daniel Stratton of Houston, TX, Roderick McGeachy and wife Joan of Dallas, TX and Ashleigh Fox and husband Adam of Philadelphia, PA; 15 great grandchildren; 6 step great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

A Memorial service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas, VA with Dr. William T. Higgins officiating. Interment will be private.


“ A dear friend of Don's was Frank. Also a member of his Sunday school class at Front Street Baptist Church. Don spoke of Frank often when he was here...Read More ยป

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