George Lincoln Watts, resident of American Canyon, passed away peacefully on June 2, at the age of 87, after a long illness. His wife and family were at his side. George was born in Millbury, MA, to Rudalph and Doris Watts.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Dorothy Garas Watts; three brothers, Harold, Paul and David Watts and granddaughter, Heather Redding.
He is survived by his second wife, Donna Lass; three children, Lesley Squires, Ian and Brenda Watts, Mary and Richard Standridge; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
George was a WWII Veteran. After years of service training recruits in Submarine Service, he retired from the Navy Reserves as a CPO.
George moved to American Canyon in 1955, and started work at Mare Island as a Ships Electrician. He retired from Administration in 1980.
George’s dedication to his long military and civil service careers, leaves us all with an example of patriotism and self-reliance that will not be forgotten. He was a gentle man, kind and witty; and will be missed by all who knew him. George enjoyed tinkering around the house, reading, travel to his beloved Hawaii; as well as the Southwest and cruising.
Private services will be held at a a later date. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of life on Saturday, June 20. For information please contact Fairfield Funeral Home or the family.
No flowers please. Donations can be made to your favorite charity.
Arrangements entrusted to the direction and care of the Fairfield Funeral Home, 707-425-1041. www.fairfieldfh.sbcglobal.net.