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Our Staff's Commitment to You.


Staff members of Watts Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

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Gene Watts (1939-2015) Founder

Gene is a Breathitt County KY native and was born and raised at Lost Creek. Gene is married to Mrytle Watts and together they have two daughters, a son, four grandchildren, and one great grandchild. After high school Gene furthered his education at the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in Louisville, KY.

 

Gene has served in the U.S. Army and is certified in Civil Defense and Advanced Course in American Red Cross for the Injured. Gene was recognized for his help and services in the 1959 Floyd County school bus crash and recieved a Medal of Merit from the government. Gene opened Watts Funeral Home July of 1968, he served as Breathitt County Coroner for 5 years and worked in the Coroner's office for 20 years and won Breathitt County Business Award in 2008 and continues to serve Breathitt and the surrounding areas.

 

Gene is a member of the Funeral Directors and Association of Kentucky and strives to maintain a respectable family owned business.

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Randall Watts Embalmer and Funeral Director

Randall Watts is the son of Gene and Mrytle Watts and is a native of Breathitt County. After high school Randall furthered his education at Mid America School of Mortuary Science where he obtained his degree on July 31, 1989 and joined the family business.

 

Randall is married to Pamela Watts; together they have one son and one grandson. Randall is known for his dedication and integrity

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Jordan Watts Funeral Director

Jordan is the 24 year old grandson of Gene Watts and son of Randy Watts. Jordan is a native to Breathitt County and was a 2007 graduate of Jackson City School. Jordan joined the family business after high school and became a certfied funeral director by Kentucky Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.

 

Jordan strives to meet all the familes needs in their time of grieving.

Gene Watts (1939-2015)

Founder
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Gene is a Breathitt County KY native and was born and raised at Lost Creek. Gene is married to Mrytle Watts and together they have two daughters, a son, four grandchildren, and one great grandchild. After high school Gene furthered his education at the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in Louisville, KY.

 

Gene has served in the U.S. Army and is certified in Civil Defense and Advanced Course in American Red Cross for the Injured. Gene was recognized for his help and services in the 1959 Floyd County school bus crash and recieved a Medal of Merit from the government. Gene opened Watts Funeral Home July of 1968, he served as Breathitt County Coroner for 5 years and worked in the Coroner's office for 20 years and won Breathitt County Business Award in 2008 and continues to serve Breathitt and the surrounding areas.

 

Gene is a member of the Funeral Directors and Association of Kentucky and strives to maintain a respectable family owned business.

Randall Watts

Embalmer and Funeral Director
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Randall Watts is the son of Gene and Mrytle Watts and is a native of Breathitt County. After high school Randall furthered his education at Mid America School of Mortuary Science where he obtained his degree on July 31, 1989 and joined the family business.

 

Randall is married to Pamela Watts; together they have one son and one grandson. Randall is known for his dedication and integrity

Jordan Watts

Funeral Director
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Jordan is the 24 year old grandson of Gene Watts and son of Randy Watts. Jordan is a native to Breathitt County and was a 2007 graduate of Jackson City School. Jordan joined the family business after high school and became a certfied funeral director by Kentucky Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.

 

Jordan strives to meet all the familes needs in their time of grieving.