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Rites held for Kalon Watts



Kalon Watts, 70, of Scipio, Ind., died April 20 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Ind.

Born in Letcher County to the late Allard Watts Sr., and Anna Cornett Watts, he was graduated from Letcher County High School.

Mr. Watts was retired as a machinist for Cummins Engine Company after 37 years, and was a member of the National Rifle Association.

He was a former member of Bass & Fishing Club in Columbus, and enjoyed hunting and fishing, and watching his grandchildren shoot archery.

Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Goodin Watts; a daughter, Christy Evans and husband Jeff of Madison, Ind.; two grandchildren, Jacob Evans and Gracie Evans, both of Madison, Ind.; five brothers, Fred Watts and wife Barbara of Marysville, Ind., Darrell Watts and wife Edith of Morgantown, Ind., Robert Watts and wife Betty of Scipio, Ind., Kenneth Watts and wife Rhonda of Sunman, Ind., and Allard Watts Jr. and wife Darlene of Cornettsville; and three sisters, Mavis Watts and husband Ernest of Ulvah, Sherlene Spangler and husband Eddie of Ison, and Elvenia Boggs and husband Larry of Corbin.

Mr. Watts was preceded in death by four brothers, Ira Lee, John S., Hillard, and Vennis Watts.

Funeral services were held April 25 in North Vernon, Ind. Burial was in Dupont Cemetery in Indiana.

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