William Edward Batts

August 21, 1932 ~ February 5, 2018 (age 85)

William Edward "Ed" Batts 85, of Havana, FL passed away on February 5, 2018 at his residence.

The graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Concord Cemetery. Family will receive friends after the service.

Faith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or Memorial contribution may be made to Havana First Baptist Church P.O. Box 586 Havana, FL 32333 or Big Bend Hospice 1723 Mahan Center Blvd Tallahassee, FL 32308

Mr. Batts was born August 21,1932 in Wilson, N.C. the son of the late Ivis H. Batts and the late Mabel Scott Batts. He served in National Guard for 9 years. He was Operations Manager for Woodbery-Delacy Tobacco Co. (Hav-A-Tampa Cigar Co.) and a farmer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and his family.

He is survived by: wife Helen Kent Batts of Havana; his sons Michael E. Batts (Karen) and Brice Kent Batts (Sarah); Granddaughter Monica Brescia (Brad); Grandsons Michael Batts, Jr. (Amanda), Christopher Batts (Cassie), and Clayton Batts; Great-Grandson Hudson Brescia; his sister Anna Ruth Tingle of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a niece and several nephews.

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