1930 – 2022
Bob Mack Watts of North Myrtle Beach died Wednesday, Feb. 16, in Womack Army Hospital at Ft Bragg. He was 91.
Born March 30, 1930 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Brice H. Watts and Docia Beck Watts.
Bob served his country for 28 years in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division where he retired. Before his retirement he served tours in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War.
He was a Master Mason of Ft. Bragg Lodge 667 and a Shriner with Morocco Shriners.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy J. McLean of North Myrtle Beach; a daughter, Debbie Simpson of Ellington, Missouri; two half-sisters, Jackie Hyatt and Sam Livingston both of Loris; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; step children Margaret McLean of Fayetteville, Sheila Dean of Parkton, Donna Chinnis of North Myrtle Beach, and Harold Leon McLean II of Matthews.
A graveside memorial service was planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Tabor City, with military honors.
A guest register is available here.