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OBITUARY: Jimmy Lynn Watts

Jimmy Lynn Watts, 66, of Hamlet, passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023 at his home.

Mr. Watts was born Feb. 20, 1957 in Mecklenburg County, a son of the late James Norman and Beatrice Wright Watts.

He was a member of New Beginnings Christian Ministries, an instructor with the Dungeon Boxing Club, and a longtime employee of Southern Builders.

Surviving are his wife, Brenda Kay Quick Watts; children, Jimmy Boe Watts (Etta), James D. Butler Jr. (Angela) and Michael D. Butler (Melissa); grandchildren, Logan Watts Corral, Bailey Butler, Madalynn Butler, Madison Owen, Camden Preslar and Bailey Preslar; great-grandchildren, Payton and Tatum Corral, Lily Juarez and Adalyn Butler; and siblings, Patsy Pearmain, Linda Gail Jones, Deane Bullard and Mike Poplin.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023 at New Beginnings Christian Ministries with the Rev. Tony Clark officiating. Interment will follow in Richmond County Memorial Park.


The family will receive friends from 5–7 p.m. Wednesday at Carter Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to New Beginnings Christian Ministries, 670 Wiregrass Road, Hamlet, NC 28345.

Condolences may be made online at carterfuneral.net.

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