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Richard Reed Wattles

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Richard Reed Wattles

Feb. 11, 1930 - Oct. 24, 2011

LONGMONT, Colorado -- Richard "Dick" Wattles of Longmont, Colorado, died Monday Oct. 24, 2011, at his home. He was 81.

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Dick was born on Feb.11, 1930, in Kearney, Nebraska.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jacelin (Jackie) Jean Wattles of Longmont; daughters, Holly Ann Starr of Georgetown, Texas and Lisa Leigh Thompson (and husband Mark), of Brentwood, New Hampshire; grandchildren, Cadence Eileen Starr and Justin Andrew Thompson.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Murton Leroy and Ruby Elizabeth (Cason) Wattles; siblings, Gordon L. Wattles and Myla Jean (Susie) Laughlin; and daughter, Penni Sue Wattles.

Dick served his country with pride and was the proprietor of Pat's Booterie of Boulder for 43 years. He will be greatly missed.

No funeral or memorial is planned. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation in his name to: HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, CO 80026