Dudley Watts

Obituary of Dudley M Watts

Fort Worth- Dudley Watts passed away on May 31, 2019, in Bedford, Texas.


Burial:  Private at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.


Memorials:  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital, P. O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.


Dudley was born on April 4, 1932, in Port Arthur, Texas, was a Korean War veteran serving in the U. S. Navy, a graduate of McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and retired from Gainsco in Fort Worth in January 1998.  Dudley worked many years in the insurance claims business.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing poker with his many friends.


Dudley has been preceded in death by his father Joseph Robert Watts, mother Merle Moffett Watts, and sisters Jo Marion Williams, Merle Rivette, Laurissa Hyatt, and brothers-in-law P. G. Rivette, Wilkes Williams and Ben Yount.


Survivors:Loving wife of 61+ years, Elizabeth of Hurst, Texas; beloved daughter, Lori Elizabeth Watts, and beloved daughter-in-law Samantha Raynes of Richland Hills, Texas; and sister Mary Lee Yount of Federal Way, Washington; brother-in-law Richard Hyatt of Lake Charles, Louisiana; many nephews and nieces, plus so many wonderful friends.


Dudley asks of you:  please remember me as I was and please don’t be sad for me.  I have lived a long, good life and have gone on to my new home.

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