Born Dec. 20, 1915 in Genoa, W.Va., he was the son of Taylor and Katherine (Maynard) Watts. He lived in Barberton until moving to Deerfield in 1972.
Mr. Watts was the owner and operator of C&S Tire of Deerfield.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Ann (Landis); sons, Kenneth and James of Parma, Christopher Columbus Watts Jr., of Brunswick, Robert of Cleveland, Frank, Steven T. and Richard D., all of Strongsville, and James Damron of Indianapolis, Ind.; daughter, Joann Rienerth of Middleburg; stepson, Dennis Ward of Deerfield; 26 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth of Urbana, Ill., and a sister, Romaine Lucas of Daytona Beach, Fla.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wood-Kortright Funeral Home, Atwater Chapel, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Mae Morrow officiating. Burial will be in Deerfield Cemetery.