John Allen Watt III, 54, husband of Angie Brown Watt, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at Prisma Health Tuomey after a courageous battle with COVID-19.

Born July 7, 1966, in Sumter, he was the son of John Allen Watt Jr. and Martha Harrison Watt. He was a member of Sumter First Baptist Church. John worked with American Materials Co., formerly Glasscock Trucking Co., for more than 23 years. He adored his family. His "boys" were the joy of his life. John was an avid fan of the Clemson Tigers.

Survivors, in addition to his wife and parents of Sumter, include two sons, Hunter Watt and Jacob Watt; a sister, Susan Watt Crouch (Tim) of Florence; an uncle, Eddie Harrison of Sumter; an aunt, Sally Wilson of Sumter; father-in-law and mother-in-law, the Rev. Larry and Bonnie Brown of Sumter; a brother-in-law, Travis Brown (Carmen) of Sumter; and five nephews and nieces, Harrison Crouch, Bennett Crouch, Brock Crouch, Katie Dalhouse (Malcom) and Keirsten Walker.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John Allen Watt Sr. and Corrine Redden Watt; his maternal grandparents, Edward M. Harrison and Eloise Jenkins Harrison; an uncle, Harry Wilson; and an aunt, Jeanette W. Harrison.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Sumter First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Dan Barber officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Masks are required to attend services.

Pallbearers will be Perron Cromer, Gary Atkinson, Rodney Jordan, Eddie Meyers, Mark Gilley and Chris Alderman.

Honorary pallbearers will be Robbie Coker, Jamie Glasscock and Dick Dabbs.

Memorials may be sent to Sumter First Baptist Church, 107 E. Liberty St., Sumter, SC 29150.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.