Robert Watts

Obituary of Robert Watts

Robert M. Watts, 64, of Rome, passed away at home with his loving family by his side on Monday, November 5, 2018. He was born in Waynesboro, PA, on September 10, 1954, the son of the late Clyde and Jean (Long) Watts. On November 16, 1974, he was united in marriage to Sandra Hull and together they shared a blessed union of almost 44 years.

Bob served his country in the United States Air Force for twenty years before retiring at Griffiss Air Force Base. In 1995 he became a salesman at United Auto Sales in New Hartford, working there until 2012.

Bob was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

He was an avid fan of all the Philadelphia sports teams and enjoyed playing golf. Bob always looked forward to family gatherings.

Surviving besides his loving wife, Sandy, are: two children, Elizabeth Watts and her companion, Joe Arbes and Nicholas Watts and his wife, Tiffany; a grandson, Nathaniel; three sisters, Susan McEarchern, Martha (Mel) Auker and Sandy (Rick) Steffy; a brother, Dave (Sue) Watts; and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Contributions in Bob's memory may be made the Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204.