Dr. James Michael Watts
1944 — 2021
Dr. James (Jim) Michael Watts passed away in Greensboro, NC on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 at the age of 77. Jim was born in Lexington, KY in 1944 to the late William Stanley and Catherine Francis Huston Watts and was one of five children. Starting at the age of 11, Jim began work sanding floors with his dad and brother and enjoyed many happy times playing in Woodland Park with his friends and family. Jim played football and was a founding member of the Henry Clay High School golf team graduating from there in 1962. Jim went on to earn a PhD in Economics from the University of Kentucky and was part of the first generation to study computer programming. He also worked at the Spindletop...