Elvin Quentin “Buddy” Waters went to be with his Lord June 3, 2020.
Buddy was born on August 28, 1936 in Cullman AL. He graduated from Hueytown High School in 1955 and spent 3 years in the Army at Fort Gordon GA and 3 years in the Alabama Army National Guard. As a civilian he worked for Square D Corporation for 40 years.
He is survived by the loves of his life. Wife, Joyce Moody Waters, daughter Carol Waters Walker, her husband Mike, son Michael Wayne Waters, his wife Ann, son Larry Joe Waters, his wife Karen, and 6 grandchildren Melissa Gray (husband Alex), Dr. Lydia Pena (husband Jesse), Corey Waters, Caleb Waters, Cody Waters, and Kayla Kailey (husband Ryan).
During his life, Buddy faithful served his Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ, wherever God called him to live. He has been an active member of Central Park Baptist Church (Birmingham AL), West Monroe Baptist Church (Monroe NC), Lee Park Church (Monroe NC), and Hunter Street Baptist Church (Hoover AL).
Buddy always said the Lord had blessed him with a wonderful wife, 3 loving children and their spouses, and grandchildren, to whom he enjoyed being Granddaddy.
One of his favorite verses was Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm at Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home in Hoover, AL. The funeral service will follow with Pastor Brian Hinton officiating. Interment will be at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, AL.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Buddy Waters. Visit https://www.alz.org/donate [alz.org]
If you wish, you may send a donation notification to Larry Waters 195 Chase Drive Pelham AL 35124
Mr. Water's service will be streamed online, to view please visit: https://youtu.be/R_Z_3psGJNE
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