George R. Watts, 88, of Brownwood, went to be with his Lord on Monday, April 29, 2019.

George was born to Marion Forrest and Clara Etta Watts in Rising Star on Sunday, July, 13, 1930. He graduated from Cisco High School and went to college at Cisco Junior College. George joined the United States Air Force and served his country in the Korean War. He also met the love of his life while in the Air Force and married Carol Ann Williams at San Rafael, California on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1951. Their union was blessed with three children that kept them busy and filled their home with love. George retired from Central Freight Lines and invested his life in his passion of raising and working with cows and horses. He had an avid interest in all things football, and enjoyed telling stories of his early adult years and early childhood.

George is survived by his son, George R. Jr. and wife Kelly Watts of Phoenix, Arizona; daughters, Marion Box of Arlington, Beverly and husband Keven Smith of Decatur; brothers, Ike Watts of Cisco and Donald Watts of Eastland; grandchildren, Christopher Watts, Rachel Smith, Ryan Smith, Conner Watts and Casi Watts; and three great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Milana and Giovanni.

George was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carol A. Watts and his parents.

Condolences can be made to the family at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.