Samuel Watty

Born: Mon., Apr. 22, 1935
Died: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019


5:00 PM Sat., Dec. 14, 2019
Location: Straight Fork

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sun., Dec. 15, 2019
Location: Straight Fork

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Samuel Watty, 84, born April 22, 1935 went to his Heavenly home on December 12, 2019.

Samuel Watty served in the Army from 1956-1962 and exited the service as a PFC-2 and had been part of the 59th Ordnance Brigade and had been stationed at Ft. Carson Colorado. He was in the reserves for 4 years with an additional 2 years of active duty. After leaving the service, Samuel began working as a construction worker up until his retirement.

He is proceeded in death by his parents, Stephen and Rachel Watty, as well as his wife, Elsie Watty.

In addition to them he will be welcomed to Heaven by his daughters, Mary Montelongo, Anna Louise Watty, grandson Michael Montelongo and Fabian Reed. His brothers, Quincy, Johnny, Joseph and Anderson Watty along with his sisters, Yonnie, Winnie, Lorrene, and Nannie Sue who will be overjoyed to be reunited with him in Heaven.

Sam is survived by his children, Samuel Chute Watty, Charlie (Francine) Watty, Dennis Watty, Regina Watty and Rebecca (Cleto) Watty, all of Cherokee. In addition to his children, he is survived by his remaining sister, Maybelle Watty.
Sam also leaves behind twenty two grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

Sam had a special companion, who stayed by his side, made him smile and cheered him up, that will also be left behind and mourn Sam’s passing, his special  pet companion - Gweedo.

A visitation for Sam will be at Straight Fork Baptist Church on Saturday, December 14, 2019 beginning at 5:00pm. Sam will remain at the church until the hour of service held Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11AM with Pastor Charlie Ray Ball officiating. The burial will take place at Samuel Watty Cemetery. Pallbearers will be among Samuel Watty’s Grandsons.

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Teresa and Johnny McCoy
   Posted Sat December 14, 2019
We are so deeply saddened by the passing of a dear friend, a good neighbor and speaker. Sam will be missed and we promise to remember him with respect and love. He was always glad to chat with us, and glad to visit us. Rest peacefully Sam, johnny and I are better people because you were our friend. Gvgeyu.

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