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Timothy Watts, 55, longtime firefighter with New Hanover and Brunswick counties

Timothy Watts
Timothy Watts

LELAND — Timothy Watts, 55, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.

He was born Feb. 26, 1963, in Wilmington to the late Elbert and Lucille F. Watts. Timothy served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the Pine Valley Church of God, a longtime firefighter in New Hanover and Brunswick counties and a hardcore Dallas Cowboys fan. Timothy was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

Left to remember Timothy are his fiancée, Tina Jackson of Leland; children, Kathy Gurganus (Kenny) of Burgaw, Emily Benton (Jeff), Chris Watts and Johnathon Watts (Bethany), all of Wilmington, and Braydon Watts of Bolivia; sister, Yolanda Hickman of Wilmington; and grandchildren, Damon, Aiden, Damien, Bryson, Josh, McKenzie and Hayden.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Pine Valley Church of God. The family will see friends one hour prior to the service.

Share online condolences with the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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