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Coley Watts Jr.: Tabor City

    Coley Blease “CB” Watts Jr. of Tabor City died Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington. He was 67.
    He was the son of the late Coley Blease Watts Sr. and Estie Strickland, and was preceded in death by a brother, Lester R. “John”  Watts.
    He is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Ann Varnay of Wilmington; a son, Coley Blease “CB” Watts III of Rocky Point; three brothers, Roger Watts, Ronald Watts, and David Earl Watts, all of Tabor City; three sisters, Retha Cribb of Wilimington, Annie Mac Williamson of Kannapolis, and Jenny Daniels of Tabor City; children’s mother, Dale Masters of Wilmington; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Inman Funeral Home Chapel in Tabor City, with burial to follow at Myrtle Green Cemetery. Visitation was planned for the hour prior to the funeral.
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