Larry Watts

July 14, 1946 - August 20, 2019
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Larry D. Watts, 73, of Mineral City, passed away August 20, 2019

Born in Dover on July 14, 1946, he was the son of the late Howard “Shorty” Watts and Roselia S. (Yant) Watts.

After graduating from Tuscarawas Valley High School, he joined the United States Marine Corps where he honorably served his country fro…

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Larry D. Watts, 73, of Mineral City, passed away August 20, 2019

Born in Dover on July 14, 1946, he was the son of the late Howard “Shorty” Watts and Roselia S. (Yant) Watts.

After graduating from Tuscarawas Valley High School, he joined the United States Marine Corps where he honorably served his country from 1966 to 1970.

Larry was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18 and worked as a journeyman operator. He also was a member of the Canton Erectors for 12 years and a member of the Mineral City American Legion where he was past post commander. He also was a member for numerous years at the Mineral City United Methodist Church.

Larry is survived by his daughters, Tawnya (Scott) Childers of Canal Winchester, Ohio, and Deanna (Matt) Miller of Lancaster; his grandchildren, Leah, Joshua, and Shelby; his sisters, Lois Miller of Dover and Iva Burky of New Philadelphia; two nephews, Glenn Burky Jr. and Matt Levengood as well as numerous other nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in passing by his sister, Bernice Sprankle.

Visitation will be held in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. and again one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. A funeral service celebrating Larry’s life will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Mark Gross officiating. Burial will follow in New Cumberland Cemetery where military honors will be rendered. Following the committal service, a luncheon will be held in the New Cumberland Community Center.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 8:00 pm

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

New Cumberland Cemetery

Address:

, New Cumberland, OH,

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Reception Information

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

New Cumberland Community Center

Address:

3986 New Cumberland Rd. NE
Mineral City, OH 44656

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Born: July 14, 1946
Died: August 20, 2019

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Jeffrey & Crystal Latimer posted on 8/27/19

our sympathy to the family. I would like to thank Larry for his help planning the memorial services and veterans appreciation services for Warren Township and picking of those we honor each year. Larry was a very close friend of mine and I will miss him deeply I can honestly say Mr. Larry Watts was one of the finest people I have had the pleasure to have known and call my friend. rest in peace I will meet up with you again someday in heaven. please salute my dad when you see him.

 

Dan and Pam (DeLion ) Hogan posted on 8/27/19

We were very sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He will be missed . We haven't seen him for a while but when I was growing up he was always fun loving and joking. God bless him and and his family.

 

Harry M. Nichols Jr. posted on 8/26/19

Thanks Larry for all the help you gave us at the Warren Township Community Center and all the things you helped fix there! You pasted from us too young!!! Rest In Peace my friend! Harry

 

Willis and Voneta Dolvin posted on 8/26/19

Our deepest Sympathy for the loss of Larry. Once a Marine! Always a Marine! I will always be thankful for all of the times Larry would give me a ride to our Legion meetings! Most of all the Memories of our Special Friendship! Larry will be missed! God Bless!

 

Pam Cremeans posted on 8/25/19

My condolences to your family Deanne. May the peace and strength of our Lord be with your family as you honor your fathers memory these next few days. I too would like to thank your family for your father’ service to our country with duty and Honor. Simper Fi. Sincerely aunt Pam Cremeans

 

Tiffany Finley posted on 8/24/19

Larry was a good man and was always willing to help out anyway he could for anyone in need. Thoughts and prayers to the family! Tiffany & Geoff Finley.

 

The O'Connor Family posted on 8/22/19

The O'Connor family express their sincere condolence to the Watts family. Larry was a good friend to our family. Please accept our deepest sympathy.

 

Randie McRobie posted on 8/22/19

Sorry to see him go. He helped out at the Legion and we were very grateful for that.

 

Kathleen S Newsome posted on 8/22/19

So sorry to hear this, he was a great man!

 

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