Hobert C. Watts

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Hobert C. Watts, 91, of Pisgah Highway, Candler, died Sunday, June 3, 2012. A native of Buncombe Co., he was a son of the late Thomas and Eula Smith Watts. He was also preceded in death by his son, Keith Elijah Watts; sisters Elva Curtis, Grace West, and Georgina Elliott; and brothers Fred Watts, Lane Watts, Rev. Alonzo Watts, Albert T. Watts, Sr., Rev. Berry Watts, and the Rev. Floyd Watts. Mr. Watts was a World War II Veteran. He was a member of the Hominy Valley Independent Church of Candler, NC, and VFW Post #09939. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Dorothy Mae Hollifield Watts; a brother, the Rev. Richard Watts of Greenville, SC; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Austin Watts officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park. His family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  1. Aunt Dot,
    I am so sorry for the earthly loss of your honey. It is so wonderful to know he entered into eternity with the Lord, because of his faith in the Lord and what our Lord and Savior did for us on calvery. I love Uncle Hobert and you so much.

  2. I am positive you will not know who I am but I am the oldest daughter of Robert’s cousiin Wayne Hall (his mother was Mattie Watts). I would just like to offer my condolences and pay the respects to the family. I am so sorry to hear about Robert’s passing. May God bless and keep you during this time of sorrow! I would come to the funeral but from strokes I am legally blind and crippled as well. Again, I am so very sorry to hear that Robert passed.

  3. Shirley I am sorry to hear about the passing of your Uncle,,,you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers,,know I will always love you,,,my friend for life…Cherish his memories they are forever….

  4. Aunt Dot,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. I will miss seeing Uncle Hobert when I come home to visit but I know that he is waiting in heaven for us to join him.

  5. Every time I think of Uncle Hobert I remember his big smile. He will be missed. With love and prayers,

  6. My sons and their wives, my grandchildren, my husband, Jose, and I will always cherish our memories with Hobert. He will forever be missed by our family. Love to you, my sister, Dottie. Always, Katherine.

  7. Aunt Dot, I am sorry for your loss. Lean upon the Lord and he will give you strength. We loved Uncle Hobert much and will miss him. Love & Prayers, Garreth, Kimberly(Clark) & Sarah Edmonds

  8. I will always cherish my memories of Hobert on our Honor Air trip to Washington, DC.
    That special day he represented my Dad and he allowed me to be ‘His Boy’.
    His sweet personality and kindness will always be remembered.
    My love & prayers to Mrs. Watts and all the family.

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