Deputy Sheriff Johnnie B. Watts

Deputy Sheriff Johnnie B. Watts

Forrest County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, December 15, 1976

Add to My Heroes

Johnnie B. Watts

Deputy Watts was killed in an accident when his car collided with another car operated by a 50-year-old man who was critically injured. He was charged with manslaughter by culpable negligence.

Deputy Watts had served with the Forrest County Sheriff's Office for 3 months and was survived by his two children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

Most Recent Reflection

View all 6 Reflections

Deputy Watts your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and Forrest County! Continue to Rest in Peace.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

December 15, 2015

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.