1945 – 2021
Ted “Chipper” Watts, Jr. of Tabor City, age 76, died Sunday, Sept. 26, in the McLeod Loris hospital, Loris. He was 76.
Born June 11, 1945 in Horry County, he was the son of Maurice Bass Watts of Tabor City and the late Ted Watts, Sr., and the widower of Christie Rhodes Watts.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by three sons, Ted Watts, III (Cathy) of Florence, Christopher Ted Watts (Hollis) of Myrtle Beach, and Mike Rhodes Dow Watts (Jesse) of Loris; three brothers, Terry Watts (Shirley), Ricky Watts (Shenil), and Tony Watts (Devan Branch), all of Tabor City; and four grandchildren, Gavin Trey Watts, Jamison Dylan Hunt, Wrenlea Brae Watts and Braxton Dow Watts.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Lea Dickerson Hunt.
Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.
A memorial service was planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, in the Wildlife Club, Tabor City.
A guest register is available here.