John Waters

John Waters

John Calvin Waters, 85, of 110 Burlington Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at W.R. Winslow Memorial Home.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC, he was the son of the late George and Geneva Benton Waters and was the husband of Anne Sawyer Waters of the home.  Mr. Waters was member of First Baptist Church.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post 6060 and a former member of the Improved Order of Red Men.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Waters is survived by a son, Jeffery Waters of Elizabeth City, NC; two daughters, Cheryl Simpson and husband Paul of Elizabeth City, NC and Joan Moore of Seneca, SC; and five grandchildren, Janna, Courtney, Austin, Lyle and Ian.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, George B. Waters and Charles E. Waters.

A funeral service will take place Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dr. David Turner officiating.  Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends following the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at all other times at the residence of Cheryl and Paul Simpson, 203 Reedy Creek Drive, Elizabeth City, NC.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Campus Crusade, c/o Courtney Simpson, 203 Reedy Creek Drive, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.  Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Waters family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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  1. Francine Sawyer on October 28th, 2012 4:50 pm

    Ann, so sorry to read of your loss. My thoughts are with you.

  2. Linda Speight on October 28th, 2012 8:28 pm

    I am so sorry about Mr Waters. He was such a sweet and kind man. He will be missed greatly. My thoughts and prayers to all of you at this time.

  3. Lorine McCoy on October 29th, 2012 9:44 am

    My sympathy to the entire family.
    God bless each of you.

  4. Joyce Morrow on October 29th, 2012 6:24 pm


  5. Linda and Billy Gregory and Cecil and Augusta Elliott on October 30th, 2012 10:27 am

    Our sympathy to the entire Waters family.
    We will not be able to attend the funeral, but know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Mark Valentine on October 30th, 2012 11:06 am

    Just wanted the family to know that we are praying for you all during this time and we are so sorry for your lose. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Appalachian State
    Campus Crusade for Christ.

  7. Cynthia Hollomon Bagley on October 30th, 2012 4:12 pm

    Cheryl, so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Keeping you and you family in my thoughts and prayers.

    Cynthia Hollomon Bagley

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