June 17, 1940 ~ August 25, 2012
Born in: Henderson County, NC,
Resided in: Candler, NC
Albert Thomas "Tommy" Watts, Jr., 72, of 80 Seay Road, Candler, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, at the John F Keever Hospice Solace Center. Mr. Watts was born in Henderson County and was a son of the late Albert Thomas Watts, Sr. and Mary Josephine Taylor Watts. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Mark Watts. He is survived by two daughters, Tina Goosen and Michelle Watts; two sons, James C. Watts and Anthony Watts; grandchildren, Patricia, Kristopher, Amethyst, Garrett, Caleb, Sidney and Shelby; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Judy, Mary Lou and Shirley, and brothers, Marvin and Elmer. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Austin Watts officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the John F. Keever Solace Center, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.