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Clifford C. Watts

July 10, 1946 ~ February 19, 2022 (age 75)

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Clifford C. Watts


Hammond, IN

July 10, 1946 – February 19, 2022

Clifford C. Watts, age 75, of Hammond entered his eternal life on Saturday, February 19, 2022.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Micki Lee Watts (nee McGinnis); sons: Greg (Ginger) Watts, Jeff (Kelly) Watts; grandchildren: Hannah, Jade, Abby, and Cooper Watts, Johnathan (Bethany) Bakas, Tiffany (Jeff) DeArmand; great grandchildren: JD and Layla DeArmand, Theo Bakas; brother in-law, Kerry (Betty) Kirby as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Cliff is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Elsie (nee Wernersbach); daughter, Stacy Watts, in-laws, Al and Martha McGinnis, sister-in -law, Donna Kirby.

Friends are invited to join the family for a memorial visitation on Sunday, February 27, 2022, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond IN, 46323.

Cliff was a longtime resident of the region. He was a 1964 graduate of Morton High School; Cliff married his sweetheart Micki on July 24, 1965. He retired as the manager of the Munster Post Office after 37 years with the USPS. In his retirement he was a Starter/Ranger at the Lost Marsh Golf Club in Hammond for 17 years. He also served as a Precinct Committeeman of the 5th District for several years. Cliff enjoyed reading, golfing and hunting. Most of all he enjoyed attending grandkids programs and sporting events. He had a love/hate relationship with the Chicago Bears. Cliff was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend who will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to know him. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the charity of your choice would be preferred.

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Memorial Visitation
February 27, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home


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