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.
Gene Watts (1939-2015)
Gene is a Breathitt County KY native and was born and raised at Lost Creek. Gene is married to Myrtle Watts and together they have two daughters, Angie (Michael) Bellamy and Amy (Byron) Bellamy, a son, Randy (Pamela) Watts, four grandchildren: Jordan Watts, Luke Bellamy, Isaac Bellamy, and Elah Bellamy, and two great grandchildren: Maxston Watts and Ava Watts. 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. Gene was recognized and won the 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.
Embalmer and Funeral Director
Randall Watts is the son of Gene and Myrtle 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, Jordan Watts, one grandson, Maxston Levi Watts and one granddaughter, Ava Adale Watts. Randall is known for his dedication and integrity.
Jordan is the grandson of Gene and Myrtle Watts and son of Randy and Pamela Watts. Jordan is a native to Breathitt County and was a 2007 graduate of Jackson City School. He has one son, Maxston Levi Watts and one daughter, Ava Adale Watts. Jordan joined the family business after high school and became a certified funeral director by the Kentucky Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. Jordan strives to meet all the families needs in their time of grieving.