Bill Watt, 71, Oaks, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Born Sept. 14, 1945, in Bristow, he was the son of William Perry Watt and Jewel Mildred (Alcorn) Watt.

Bill worked as a supervisor of Simmons Pet Food and retired, he then worked for Wal-Mart. He enjoyed many things, rodeos, fishing, cutting wood and being at the Foreman Arena, most of all being with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.

Survivors include his daughter, Ducie Christie and her husband Mitchell of Oaks; his son, JR Watt of Oaks; three grandchildren: Sydnee, Justin and Tamara; four great-grandchildren; sisters: Linda Friend and husband Robert of Sapulpa, and Theresa Sullivan of Tulsa. He also leaves nieces and nephews and many friends.

Services are at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Oaks, with burial following at Oaks Cemetery, Oaks, under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs, Arkansas. To sign the online guestbook, visit