Johnny Wayne Watts



Name/Email Address: Johnny Watts/ johnnywatts53 at hotmail dot com

Marital Status/Spouse’s Name: Married/ Dorothy

Children/Grandchildren: Daughter Michelle/ Teacher at Lugoff Elgin High School with PhD,. She has three children: Collier, Prewett, and Fletcher.

Son Steven/Navy , Validation Engineer Operations at The Ritedose Corporation (Pharmaceuticals),

Son Wayne/ PGA professional, certified PGA teaching professional, certified impact zone teacher, certified Lynn Blake teaching professional. Contributes teaching lessons to PGA Magazine; one daughter, Sidney

Stepdaughter Cindy Hingle/ teacher North Central High School. Husband Ben is the Band Director at Cheraw High School; one child Alex, and one on the way.

Stepson Steve Lail, Georgia Tech. Wife Liz, and one son.

Occupation:  Grocer, also Vice Pres. , which is a worldwide organization . Anyone is welcome to visit; it provides information about the meat industry, how to cut, how to cook, etc.

College/Professional Training: Trade schools, IBP meat merchandising.

Military Service(Details, Combat Tour?):

Own Business? (Name, Website):

Hobbies/Interests:  Golf, play on the Tri County Golf senior tour

Published a Book? (Name):  

Favorite Books/Authors:

Favorite Songs/Musicians: That Sunday, That Summer/Nat King Cole

Favorite Movies: Splendor in the Grass

Best Vacation Ever: Pebble Beach golf

Favorite Memory of High School: Graduation

Proudest Moments of My Life: Children being born

Things I Would Like My Classmates to Know: Lead singer for the Ardells, and had one song make the charts in '67; Board of Directors of the Food Retailers Association of SC for 10 years. President, Park and Save Food Stores, Inc for 20 years





Steve and Cindy Lail and wife Dottie


Wayne, Steven, Johnny, Michelle


Grandaughter Sidney Watts


Grandson Collier Crane


Grandson Fletcher Crane

Grandson Prewitt Craine


The Ardells

Front, L-R: Mike Taylor, Junior Phillips, Bernie Watts

Back, L-R: Tommy Baker, Cobb Knight, Johnny Watts, Bruce Robinson

Not Pictured:: Don Dixon, Tommy Lytle