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Guy Emmett Waters

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Guy Emmett Waters

Memphis, TN

Guy Emmett Waters, 90, passed away peacefully May 4, 2017, at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt, TN, with his family by his side. Guy was born July 25, 1926 in Baldwyn, MS to Guy Wesley Waters and Lena Tapp Waters. He moved to Memphis where he began his career at Firestone Tire and Rubber and met his wife, Dorothy. They were married for 60 years before she passed away in April, 2014. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War as a Corporal. Mr. Waters was a member of Frayser Baptist Church. Guy was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Conder Waters; his parents; his sister, Dorothy McBroom; and his brothers, Paul Waters and Forrest Waters. He leaves his daughter, Carol Waters Douglas (Darrell) of Germantown, TN; his son, Gregory Guy Waters (Regina) of Jackson, TN; his beloved grandchildren, Brian Douglas, Nicole Ridenhour (Ross), Lora Manley (Michael), Joshua Waters; a great-grandson, Noah Manley; his sister, Janie Waters Barnett; and many nieces and nephews who loved him very much. The family will receive friends at 12 noon on Tuesday, May 9, and services will begin at 1 p.m., at Collierville Funeral Home. Interment will follow in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, with Military Honors. We especially want to thank everyone at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt for loving and taking care of our precious Dad. You made his time there so special and he loved each of you also. We have all been blessed by you and the work that you do. You will always be very special to all of our family. Lasting memorials in honor of Mr. Waters may be made to the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt. Online condolences may be directed to
Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 7, 2017
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