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Shelby Roger WATTS

Male 1938 - 2015  (77 years)


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  • Name Shelby Roger WATTS 
    Born 2 Feb 1938  Lincoln Co., Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Mar 2015  Raymond, Hinds, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Shelby Roger Watts

      Raymond

      Shelby Roger Watts, 77, departed his earthly life on March 31, 2015, at his home in Raymond. Preceding him in death were his parents, Carlos and Virgie Watts, and sister Neita Watts Jacobs. He is survived by his wife of almost 56 years, Sylvia; daughters, Lisa Watts Baine of San Antonio, Texas, Lauren Watts Upchurch (David) of Tupelo; two grandsons, Connor Baine of San Antonio and David Watts Upchurch of Tupelo; two granddaughters, Caroline and Emily Upchurch of Tupelo; and one sister, Margie Ratcliff (Wade) of Monticello.

      Shelby was born in Lincoln County, Mississippi, on February 2, 1938. After graduating from Mississippi College in 1965, he taught school and coached basketball, football, tennis and track at Raymond High School and taught history and driver education classes. He then went to Jackson Forest Hill High School, where he was the boys basketball and tennis coach and drivers education instructor. After his retirement from public school in 1994, he coached basketball at Central Hinds Academy in Raymond, coaching many of the sons and daughters of his former players at Raymond High School. Coach Watts received many awards throughout his coaching career, including being inducted into the Copiah-Lincoln Sports Hall of Fame and the Mississippi Association of Coaches Hall of Fame.

      Services will be at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Raymond, on Saturday, April 4, and visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 on Saturday.
    Buried Raymond Cemetery, Raymond, Hinds, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2252  Prichard - Thompson Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 May 2020 

    Family Living 
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    Last Modified 14 May 2020 
    Family ID F622  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1938 - Lincoln Co., Mississippi, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Mar 2015 - Raymond, Hinds, Mississippi, United States Link to Google Earth
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