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Date of Birth: June 29, 1934

Date of Death: June 23, 2019

Don Major Watts was born on June 29, 1934 in Elmer, OK. He passed away peacefully June 23, 2019 @ Hospice of The Valley in Glendale, AZ. Don was preceded in death by his parents, his Wife Linda Watts, His Son, Dale J Watts and 6 Siblings. Don is Survived by his 3 Sisters: Pat, Imajune & Carol. His Children: Dwain(Sandy), Sue(Ed), Sharon, Davey, Doug, Rueben(Sharry), Larry (Malinda) His Grand Children: Aaron(Beth), Heather(Darryl), Michelle(Newton), Dwight(Raquel), Michael(Donna), Jenna(Brad), Jesse(Gina), Chris(Brooke), Stephanie, Joe, Jimmy(Chasity), Virginia(Brad), Nick(Christy), Joey(Nicole), Jennifer(Justin). Don also had over 3 dozen Great-Grand Children & 1/2 a dozen Great-Great Grandchildren & Lots of Niece's and Nephew's and Extended Family! Don was a Painter all of his life. He loved what he did and he was great at it! Don also enjoyed spending time with his kids & Grandkids teaching them to play craps & poker. Don was well know for his sense of humor & could make light of any situation. Thankfully, he passed that down through the generations. Above all else Don was a Family man. He loved each and every family member with his whole heart, his whole life. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. “Say not in grief 'he is no more' but in thankfulness that he was.”

Service Information

At Don's request there will be no formal services for him at this time. The Family will gather at a later date to carry out his wishes.


In lieu of flowers, Please feel free to make a donation to The National Kidney Foundation in Don's honor.