Wilbur B. Watts

Published 8:46 pm Friday, January 29, 2016

Wilbur B. Watts, 61, of Reno St., Suffolk, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at his residence. He was a native of Norfolk and the son of Melvin Watts and Beulah C. Watts.



He was a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Terry’ne Askew Watts; three daughters, Vita Watts, of Suffolk, Asheema Wilkins, of Smithfield, and Ashley Askew, of Suffolk; two sons, Lashay Franklin, of Tampa, Fla., and Tony Johnson, of Portsmouth; six grandchildren; foster sister, Evelyn C. Brown (Frederick), of North Dinwiddie; mother-in-law, Mary Askew; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at East End Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Jarvis Jones. Interment will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.