James Watts

James B. Watts, 80, entered into rest Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.

He was husband of nearly 60 years to Mrs. Oleta T. Watts.

Mr. Watts was a native of Ellamore but lived in Evans, Ga. He retired from the Army and worked in civil service for 35 years as an electronics instructor at Fort Gordan.

Family members in addition to his wife include daughters, Annette W. Gardner and husband, Eric, of Patterson, Ga., and Carolyn W. Mutimer and husband. Roy. of Appling, Ga.; granddaughters, Meaghan Peterson, Mallory Booth and Taylor Mutimer; grandson, Blair Mutimer IV; and great-grandson, Jason Booth.

Friends will be received 1-2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Bohman officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Union Cemetery at Tallmansville. Upshur County Honor Guard will provide military honors at the graveside.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.