Wendell Thomas Watts Dies At 54
By SpaceCoastDaily // September 26, 2012
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA • INDIALANTIC – Wendell Thomas Watts, of Indialantic, FL, passed away on September 21, 2012, after a 2-year battle with brain cancer, at the age of 54. He was born in Atlanta, GA on October 17, 1958, and moved with his family to Indian Harbor Beach, FL in 1960.
He attended Indialantic Elementary, Hoover Junior High and Satellite Beach High Schools. He was on the varsity wrestling and tennis teams at Satellite High and played tennis for Brevard Community College. He joined the Harris Corporation in Palm Bay in 1985 and was employed there for 25 years.
While employed at Harris he earned an AA degree at Brevard Community College in 1987, a BS at Rollins College in 1989 and a MS at Florida Institute of Technology in 1994. He also earned a certification in Procurement and Contract Management from APICS in 1996. He was a member of several job-related organizations while employed at Harris.
He was an avid surfer, golfer and tennis player and was a member of the Kiwi Tennis Club and Pro Health Fitness.
Wendell was a long time member of St. Marks Methodist Church and will be remembered there by his two pastors and many friends.
Wendell was also devoted to serving his church where he volunteered for seasonal events and was a member of the church financial committee.
He is survived by his Mother, Marilyn Watts Lewis, who resides in Viera, FL; brothers, Stuart Watts of Fayetteville,GA, Brian Watts of Satellite Beach, FL; niece, Ashley Watts of Atlanta, GA; and nephew, Dustin Watts of Fayetteville, GA.
Funeral services will be provided by Beach Funeral Home and there will be a Memorial service at St. Marks Methodist Church on Saturday, September 29th at 10:00 am.
Donations may be made to Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL or St. Marks Methodist Church in Indialantic.
Beach Funeral Homes & Cremation Services
1689 S. Patrick Drive
Indian Harbour Beach, Florida 32937