Roberta “Bobbie” Eloise Watts of Huntington
Roberta “Bobbie” Eloise Watts, 80, of Huntington, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at the Reger Funeral Chapel by Pastor Jamie Gump. Burial followed in Highland Cemetery, Huntington. She was born Nov. 17, 1932, in Swickley, Pa., a daughter of the late Robert Samuel and Ruth Britton Benedict. She was the published author of the Sunset House, a founding member of Stepping Stones and founder of the RPA Community Park. She was a member and Deacon of the Madison Ave. Christian Church and a former Deaconess and member of the Vinson Memorial Christian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Eugene Paul Watts; son, Ronnie Angelo; nephew, Binky Falbo; stepson, Darrell Watts; and sister, Connie Falbo. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Stephanie Angelo, and Chris and Shelly Watts; daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Rick McCloud; stepdaughters, and spouse, Julie Watts, and Lisa and Joe Fecera; grandchildren, Nick and Angela Angelo, Kelli McCloud and Sean, Drew and Jess McCloud, Taylor Watts, Olivia Watts, Sam Angelo and Peyton Watts; step-grandchildren, Harley Filyaw, Aaron Watts, Heather Watts and Dustin Fecera; great-grandchild, Landon Angelo; special sister-in-law, Linda and John Persun; and a host of nieces and nephews. Bobbie was also survived by many loving friends in the area through her church membership, volunteer organizations and work. Contributions may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington, the Madison Ave. Christian Church and the Wounded Warriors. Condolences may be made at www.regerfh.com.