Mr. Herman Lewis Waters, Jr., age 61, of Lake City, passed away on Thursday afternoon May 8, 2014 at the Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by his family after an extended illness. He was born in Rockmart, GA on September 29, 1952 to Herman Lewis, Sr. and Betty Brewer Waters. He lived most of his life in Lake City, having moved here in 1964 at the age of 12. He was an avid fisherman and loved his Chevy truck; he also loved to play bingo. He served in the United States Army and was of the Baptist faith. His family would like to thank the loving and caring staff of Avalon as well as the staff at Suwannee Valley Haven Hospice for their loving and caring support during this difficult time.
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He is preceded in death by his wife: Jerry Ellen Waters and his parents: Herman Lewis Waters, Sr. and Betty Brewer Waters.
He is survived by his brother and sisters: Marvin Waters of Alachua, FL; Stacy McRae (Mark) of Lake City, FL; Helen Waters (Charlie) of Rockmart, GA and Jean Calderwood (Bud) of Alachua, FL; his aunts: Mrs. Helen (W.F.) Brewer of Rockmart, Georgia and Marylou (Lamar) Rutherford of Elko, Georgia. Many grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services for Mr. Waters will be conducted at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday May 17, 2014 in the chapel of the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Edenfield officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 A.M. (one hour prior to the services) at the chapel. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home, 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, 32025. The family will hold private interment services at a later date in the Taylorsville Cemetery, Taylorsville, Georgia. Please sign the online guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com
Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home
458 S Marion Ave.
Lake City, FL 32025
Published in Lake City Reporter on May 14, 2014