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Winton Waters

February 16, 1926 — April 4, 2018

Winton E. Waters, 92, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Glenvue Health and Rehab surrounded by his family and under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice. He was born in Glennville, Georgia February 16, 1926 to Robert and Lainie Kicklighter Waters. He was a graduate of Glennville High School where he took an active part in athletics and was a member of the basketball team. After graduation he enlisted in the US Army during World War II in 1944 where he obtained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal for distinguished heroic achievement in connection with military operations and also holds the Combat infantry Badge, Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater Ribbon with three battle participation stars for Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns and the Good Conduct Medal. He retired from Bell South Telephone Company after 36 years of service and was an accomplished woodworker, loving caring husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a member of Loves Chapel Primitive Baptist Church and preceded in death by his parents, seven siblings and wife of 60 years, Wynette Smith Waters and son in-law, James Reid.
He is survived by, Daughter, Hollye Reid of Rockhill, S.C.
Son, Scott (Mary Ann) Waters of Glennville, GA
Grandchildren, James Carey Reid, Michael Cameron Reid, Whitney Noel Reid, Ashley Ann Waters (Griffen G. Matthews) Six Great Grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Loves Chapel Primitive Baptist Church with Memorial Funeral Services to follow at 2:00 pm at the Church with Elder Clay Gill officiating. Burial will be in Brewton Cemetery.

Visitation
Saturday, April 14, 2018
1:00 PM 4/14/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/14/2018 2:00:00 PM
Loves Chapel Primitive Baptist Church

3410 Loves Chapel Road
Glennville, GA 30427

Loves Chapel Primitive Baptist Church
3410 Loves Chapel Road Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Memorial Service
Saturday, April 14, 2018
2:00 PM 4/14/2018 2:00:00 PM
Loves Chapel Primitive Baptist Church

3410 Loves Chapel Road
Glennville, GA 30427

Loves Chapel Primitive Baptist Church
3410 Loves Chapel Road Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Location

Brewton Cemetery Final Resting Place

U.S. Hwty 280 West
Claxton, GA 30417

U.S. Hwty 280 West Claxton 30417 GA
United States
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