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David Watt

David M Watt

Friday, June 28, 1940 - Monday, August 31, 2020
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David M. Watt, 80 of Lantana, FL and a former Alexandria resident died Monday, August 31, 2020 in the JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, FL after an extended illness.

David was born in Richmond, IN on June 28, 1940 and was the son of Ralph E. and Cleo B. (Baldwin) Watt. He graduated from Chrysler High School in New Castle, Class of 1959. David was married to Norma Jean Wimmer and after her death he married Betty Jean Stearns both preceded him in death.

He worked at the Pendleton Reformatory and eventually retired from Guide Lamp Corporation, Anderson after 40 years of employment.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and raising animals.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Steve M., Laura M., and David Allen (Kimm) Watt and stepdaughter, Theresa (Oscar) Robinson. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Nikki (Paras) Ramolia, Brittney (Ryan) Watt, Derek Watt, Bobby Dargo, and step grandchildren, Amy (Terry) McCord, Greg (Chastity) Waymire, Tommy (Raina) Rigney and other step grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Extended family in Kentucky (Barbara and Family) and in Tampa, FL, (The Matthews Family) and longtime friend Jeep Crist.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Norma Jean on Mar. 12, 1982, his second wife, Betty Jean on Feb. 15, 2014; stepson, Tim Blakeley; stepdaughter, Cathy Jones and two sisters, Peggy (Pete) Armstrong, and Nancy (Forest) Matthews.

A Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Sept 8, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. in Vinson Memorial Park Cemetery, Summitville with Rev. Michael Deutsch officiating. Burial will follow the service. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Whetsel Funeral Service is honored to care for David and the Watt family.

For additional obituary information and online condolences visit David’s tribute page on our website www.whetselfuneralservice.com.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Whetsel Funeral Service
    1503 S Park Ave
    ALEXANDRIA, IN 46001
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  • Service

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020 | 2:30pm
    Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:30pm
    Vinson Memorial Park
    Co Rd. N 100 E
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    Graveside Service
    Rev. Michael Deutsch
  • Interment

    Vinson Memorial Park Cemetery
    Co. Road 100 N
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Gary A Lee

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David was a great friend. I have many, many wonderful memories of our times together. We had a lot of good laughs. Steve, Laura and David, your dad was a good guy! May he Rest In Peace. Gary Lee

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