Kenneth Russell Watts age 62 of Paducah passed away Sunday September 22, 2013 at his residence, after a long fight with cancer.
Mr. Watts was of the Baptist Faith. He was a retired carpenter of 27 years. he won the state carpentry contest of Kentucky in 1976, and went on to Miami Beach Florida, and came in 4th out of 49 states in a national contest. He served in the U.S. Navy for 6 years during the Vietnam era. He visited 22 countries during his tour. Surviving are his four daughters, Sheri Rey, Michelle Watts, Amy Saba all of Florida and Stephanie Beal of Maine. his mother, Marilyn Watts of Paducah and two brothers, Ernest Watts of Mississippi, Paul Watts of Paducah. One sister, Diana Higgons of Il. One outstanding nephew James Douglas. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Watts, and his father, Ernest E. Watts Sr.
Funeral Service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at the Keeling Family Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial with Military Honors. Friends may visit the family Thursday from 9:00 A.M. till funeral hour.