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William G. WATTS


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William G. WATTS Obituary
April 22, 1921 - February 15, 2016 William Watts, longtime resident of Downey, passed away in Burbank on February 15, 2016, at the age of 94. He was born in Sparta, Illinois in 1921. He graduated from Lynwood High and Compton College, then worked for North American Rockwell for 40 years. He served in World War II and Korea, reaching the rank of first lieutenant and earning a purple heart and bronze star. He was a 33rd degree Mason, a Shriner and served as Worthy Patron in Eastern Star several times. William is survived by Zane, his wife of 72 years, their two daughters, Sandra Cohen and Valerie Watts, grandson Aaron Cohen, and niece Sharon Olson. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier on Thursday, February 25. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wounded Warriors.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2016
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