Donald Watters

Donald R. Watters Sr., 82

Donald R. Watters Sr., 82, of Roy Drive, Shenango Township, passed away at 11:10 a.m. Sept. 20, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

Mr. Watters was born in New Castle on May 27, 1929, to the late George and Isabelle Leonhardt Watters.

He was married 62 years to the former Peggy Floyd. She survives.

Mr. Watters was the owner of the former Watters Cemetery Memorials Co.
Don loved golfing, hunting, baseball, basketball, walking his dog, and spending time with his family. He attended many area high school baseball, basketball and football games.

He was a member of Third Presbyterian Church and a Mason.
Don served in Germany during the Korean War when his National Guard unit was activated.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two daughters and a son-in-law, Terry Watters, and Lori and Todd Gricks Sr., all of New Castle; as well as his grandchildren, Donnie Watters III, and Tiffany, Tyler and Todd Gricks Jr.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Donald Watters Jr., and a granddaughter, Brittney J. Watters.

No calling hours are planned.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 A.M. Sept. 24 (Saturday) at Third Presbyterian Church of New Castle. The Rev. Michael Spicuzza of the church will officiate.

Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery.

Arrangements are by the Turner-Myers Funeral Home, a Turner Funeral Home Inc., 208 N. Jefferson St.

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