Robert Ray Waters, Sr., 88, died Tuesday, July 3, 2007.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2007 at the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Roger Cope will be presiding.
Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to many. He attended school in Scotland Neck and was a Veteran of World War II where he served in North Africa. Upon his return home, he worked for Josey Brothers until his retirement.
Robert was preceded in death by his first wife, Bitha Braddy Waters; and a stepson, Steve McLawhorn.
He is survived by his wife, Jean M. Waters; daughters, Robanna Waters Hodges of Scotland Neck and Maxine Waters Davis and Robert of Belhaven; sons, Lennie Waters and Wanda of Greenville, Robbie Waters and Terry of Scotland Neck, and Adam Waters of Cary; stepdaughter, Karen M. Turner and Steve of Greenville; stepsons, David McLawhorn and Louise of Sharpsburg and Gary McLawhorn and Angie of Greenville; half brothers, Billy Waters and Jean and David Waters all of Scotland Neck; twenty one grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2007 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, 110 West 9th Street, P.O. Box 401, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.