Franklin Daniel "Dan" Watts Jr.
July 14, 2022
Franklin Daniel "Dan" Watts Jr., 78, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Superior, Wyoming for the past 25 years and former resident of Arkansas. Mr. Watts died following a lengthy illness.
He was born on October 20, 1943 in Malvern, Arkansas; the son of Frank Watts and Martha Belle McHenry.
Dan attended schools in Arkansas and Nevada. He was a 1961 graduate of Rancho High School in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He married Brenda Bowdle on May 25, 1973 in Malvern, Arkansas.
He worked in Wyoming for five years as a Police Officer. Dan was a Fireman; Emergency Medical Technician; Police Officer and an instructor for Emergency Medical Technicians.
Dan was a United States Army Veteran having served during Vietnam. He was a Green Beret in Special Forces.
He loved spending time with family. He enjoyed hunting; fishing; scuba diving and camping.
Survivors include his wife Brenda "B.J." Watts of Superior, Wyoming; two sons, Danny Ray Watts and wife Frances of Green River, Wyoming; Bob Watts of Superior, Wyoming; three daughters, Phyllis Creighton and husband Jerry of Green River, Wyoming; Mary Dana Asher of Green River, Wyoming; Monica Mitchell and husband Skylar of Montrose, Colorado; two sisters, Mary Jane Davidson of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Susie Cook and husband Ted of Green River, Wyoming; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; cousins; nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Lisa Morgan; two brothers, Phil Watts; Mike Watts.
Cremation has taken place; a Memorial Service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Saturday July 16th at Marskey Park in Superior, Wyoming.
Condolences may be left at http://www.vasefuneralhomes.com.