William Watts

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, October 22, 2022
St. Mark's Lutheran Church
263 Victoria St.
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Obituary of William James Watts

William James Watts (Jim) It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jim Watts on October 12, 2022. Jim was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland on October 9, 1940, but lived most of his life in Kingston, Ontario. He began his career as a member of the Canadian Forces Signal Corps for 20 years. Following this, he became Manager of the Senior Staff Mess at the Royal Military College of Canada. He spent the last 15 years of his career as a successful Realtor in Kingston. He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 60 years, Diane, his children David (Lorrie) and Sheri (Wayne) Galarneau, and his precious granddaughters Dr. Ginger Chen (Jeff Orser) and Jasmine Watts. He will be remembered by his siblings Lloyd (Laurette) Watts, Gail (Ken) Lunn, Beverely Watts, Derek Watts, Jean (Doug) Richardson, his brothers-in-law Rodger Bacon and Ross (Ann) Bacon, his sister-in-law Debbie Bacon (Dr. Mahmoud Salam), and his many nieces, nephews, friends, and golf buddies. Jim was predeceased by his parents Kitchener and Marjorie Watts, his parents-in-law Douglas and Amalie Bacon, his siblings Sylvia Watts (Martin Power Sr.), and Marjorie (Bob) Watts, and his sister-in-law Louise Bacon. Cremation took place at James Reid Funeral Home. A “Celebration of Life” will be held on Saturday, October 22nd at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (corner of Earl and Victoria St.) at 1:00 pm. Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada or to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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