Jared Hilton Watts, 42, of Mesa, AZ passed away on Saturday, Nov 18, 2023 in Tempe surrounded by loved ones and special friends. Jared was born on May 22, 1981 in Fayetteville, AR. He spent his childhood years in Van Buren, AR where he graduated from Van Buren High School.
Jared was employed for much of his career in the Oil & Gas industry in Arkansas and Texas. He moved to Arizona in 2014 and was most recently employed at DISH Network in Gilbert where many of his co-workers became close friends.
Jared loved outdoor activities especially golf, hunting and fishing. He never lost a lifelong fascination with nature and wildlife. Jared also had an artistic side as he was a talented metalworker who handcrafted collectible knives.
Jared is survived by daughters Nataleigh Dority and Skyla Watts; sons Lincoln Watts, Easton Watts and Ashton Watts; mother Elizabeth Hogan, father Chuck Watts and wife Susan, sister Katie Hosier and husband Larry; and numerous extended family members.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life gathering to be held Saturday, December 2, 2023 10;00 a.m. at Gilbert Memorial Park, 2100 E Queen Creek Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85297.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Hospice of the Valley.
Arrangements by Bunker’s University Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.