Bobby L. Watts, of Covington, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021, at the age of 78. A lifelong resident of Newton County, Mr. Watts attended Faith Tabernacle and retired from Coastal State Life Insurance where he was the district manager. After retirement, he then went on to have a career with the State of Georgia in the Department of Administrative Services. Having traveled to 49 states, Canada and Mexico, Mr. Watts enjoyed traveling and camping when he could. He loved playing and singing old hymns on the piano and guitar. In addition, Mr. Watts enjoyed trading cars and keeping them in mint condition and riding motorcycles. But his greatest focus on life was raising his two sons to be successful and responsible in their lives.
Mr. Watts was preceded in death by his first wife of 39 years, Shelby Jean Watts; parents, Leslie and CB Watts; and brother, James Watts.
Survivors include his loving wife, Becky Watts; sons, Barry Watts (Rosene), Bruce Watts (Mandy); grandchildren, Lisa Meltz (Nick), Candace Beck (Chad), Brecken Watts, Braxton Watts; great-grandchildren, Maddox Meltz, Adelaide Beck; sister, Ruth Robinson (Allen); sister-in-law, Lois Watts; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service for Mr. Watts will be held Sunday, November 14, 2021, 2:00 P.M., at Faith Tabernacle, 631 Ralph Road SE, in Conyers, with Bishop Jerry Patterson and Pastor Michael Patterson officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends are invited to visit with the family at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, Saturday, November 13, from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
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