Paul Nicholas Watt was born October 6th, 1936 to Paul R. Watt and Eva Mae Lombard Paul was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather entered into eternity on May 7th, 2021 at the age of 84. He leaves behind his lovely bride of 44 years, Jenifer “Jenny” who cared for him until he peacefully passed.
Paul attended Cathedral High School in his hometown of Indianapolis and attended Marian College where he played college basketball. He had an intense love for working out, traveling, watching classic films and baseball games, and sharing his love for God. Before beginning his career path, he served an honorable 8 years in the Air National Guard and loved his country. His early career was spent working for Eli Lilly and Mayflower Moving (Corporate) which was followed by his desire to see the open road as a truck driver where he worked for Florida Rock & Tank, Ryder, Mayflower and Aramark. He leaves behind an amazing legacy including 5 children, Debbie Ray and her husband, Albert Ray of Indianapolis, IN; Teela Gleason and her husband, Paul Gleason of Jacksonville, FL; Rebekah Tisdale of Chandler, AZ; Paula Lawrence and her husband, Joshua Lawrence of Jacksonville, FL and Nicholas Watt and his wife, Kerri Watt of Jacksonville, FL. He was also a loving grandfather of 8, great-grandfather to 18 and great-great grandfather to 6 with one more on the way.
Paul is also survived by his siblings, Michael R. Watt of Laguna Vista, TX, D. Anthony Watt (Carole) of Fishers, IN and Angela T. Reese (deceased Ivan Reese) of Indianapolis, IN. Memorial services will be held, Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7:00pm in the chapel of Fraser Funeral Home, 8168 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221 with Pastor Al Ray officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. In lieu of sending flowers, the family would like to request donations be made to Community Hospice in recognition for the care and support until his final passing.
Visitation Details Fraser Funeral Home 8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221
Monday, May 10, 2021 6:00 PM
Service Details Fraser Funeral Home 8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221
Monday, May 10, 2021 7:00 PM