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Roger Dale Watts, Sr.: Longs

1949 – 2020

     Roger Dale Watts, Sr., of Longs passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, at Embrace Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. He was 70.

     Mr. Watts was born on Aug. 23, 1949 in Tabor City, to the late Norman Watts, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Milligan Watts.

     Mr. Watts was a member of Springfield Baptist Church and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and cherished friend.

     Survivors include his four sons, Roger Watts, Jr. and Jimmy Dean Watts, both of Longs, Chris Watts and wife, Joy of Little River, and Brandon Ray Watts and wife, Amy of Longs; six grandchildren, Courtney Fipps and husband, Chad and her mother, Irene Watts, Dallas Watts, Kayla Watts, Lucas Watts, Destiny Watts, and Josie Watts; seven siblings, Rossie Watts and wife, Lita, Denny Watts and wife, Kathy, Priscilla Ward and husband, Mitchell, Sylvia Buffkin and husband, Miles, Allie Marie Ganous, Kathy Fowler and husband, Chris, and Robbie Watts; and numerous nieces and nephews.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Watts was predeceased by his loving wife, Wilma Carol Cribb Watts; and brother, Norman Edward Watts, Jr.

     Family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Embrace Hospice for their compassionate care during this very difficult time.

     Services were planned for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Mack Hutson officiating, committal services following at Buck Creek Cemetery.

     Family planned to receive friends from 2 p.m. until the time of service at the church.

     In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials in Mr. Watts’s memory be made to Embrace Hospice at 175 Village Center Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579.

     A guest register is available here.