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“Najeem, Jalen Dekala, and other siblings, we are expressing condolences in the loss of your Uncle. Grief is so hard, but special memories will help...Read More »
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Mr. James Anthony Watts, Sr., of Hartford passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, May 10, 2018. He was the husband of Marita Watts.
Anthony was born February 10, 1968 in Middletown, CT to Renee (Watts) Council of Waterbury and the late Paul Council.

Anthony grew up in Danbury before relocating to Waterbury where he was educated in both the Danbury and Waterbury public school system. "Watts" as he was affectionately known was a very easy going and quiet person. He worked for various companies and most recently as a roofer for New England Masonry. Anthony was an avid and dedicated weight lifter and body builder. His welcoming personality was the key to the hearts of the many friends he made throughout the years. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his wife and mother, Renee, he leaves to cherish his memory his beautiful children; James Watts, Jr., Tashonda Watts, both of CT and Diandra Watts, of North Carolina; seven grandchildren; Tambria Watts-Simmons, Nasir Hughes, Kameron Hughes, Shylin Lanier, Aubree Watts, Kymoney Watts, and Keondre Watts, one brother; Tyvonne Watts, of Hartford, CT; three sisters, Paulette Watts, of Atlanta, GA; Janet Council and Sonya Council, both of Waterbury, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of dear friends who will also cherish his memory. He was predeceased sisters Dominique Brown and Tahnesia Watts.

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