James M. “Mac” Watts, 68, Jasper

James Watt picJames M. “Mac” Watts, 68, of Jasper, died Friday (March 4) at his home. He was born in Huntingburg May 2, 1947, to Chester and Neoma (Kirby) Watts.

He was a 1965 graduate of Huntingburg High School. He served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps for two tours of enlistment during the Vietnam War. He worked at Jasper Seating, where he was employed at the time of his death. He was a member of the Jasper American Legion and a lifetime member of Huntingburg VFW Post No. 2366. His favorite pastime was reading.

He is survived by two sisters, Pauline Jackson, Jasper, and Mary Kay Burch, Huntingburg. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Emma Volz, Dorothy Irene Watts, and Vera Lucille Watts and two brothers, Paul and Earl Watts. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Emma Volz, Dorothy Irene Watts, and Vera Lucille Watts, and one brother, Paul Earl Watts.

Friends may call from 3-6 p.m. (EST) Sunday at the Nass and Son Funeral Homein Huntingburg. Military funeral rites will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, conducted by the VFW memorial detail, assisted by Marine Corps League Detachment No. 931 and the Indiana National Guard Honor Detail. Condolences may be shared online at www.nassandson.com.

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