MCALLEN, Texas - George Jones Waters Sr., 74, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2007, from cancer.
George was born in Missouri to the late Alex and Helen Waters. He retired in McAllen after serving 22 years in the United States Marine Corps. A retired USMC lieutenant colonel, he owned Waters' Remodeling & Construction Company. He belonged to the Our Lady of Sorrows Men's Club and was a past president of the Evening Kiwanis Club.
He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Waters; eight children, Kevin (Esther) Waters of Seguin, Beth (Doug) McIntyre of McAllen, Mary (David) Chaffee of McAllen, Marcie (Emmett) Sanders of Rapid City, S.D., Donna (Patrick) Cheatham of Keller, Ann (Jim) Boecker of Cypress, George (Gina) Waters Jr. of North Richland Hills and Daniel Waters of Houston; 20 grandchildren and one great grandchild; and one brother, John (Ruth) Waters of Grand Blanc, Mich.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: two brothers, Alex Waters Jr. and Charles (Margaret) Waters of Sikeston, Mo.
Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. today with a rosary at 7 p.m. at Kreidler Funeral Home in McAllen.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.
Burial with military honors will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
may be made to:
St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105