Frederick Dean Waters

July 27, 1933September 5, 2018

Frederick D. Waters, 85, of Wilmington, NC passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 surrounded by family, love and faith left his body to join his heavenly family. He was born July 27, 1933 to Owen Frank Waters Sr. and Doretha Carroll Waters who preceded him in death.

Fred served in the United States Coast Guard and The Coast Guard Reserves. He worked for Maola Milk and Ice Cream and retired from Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.

Also preceding him in death was his sister Audrey Waters Feenstra and brother Owen Frank Waters Jr. Fred is survived by his loving wife May Briscoe Waters; daughters Elizabeth Waters Scott (Tom), and Jeannie Waters Kentrolis; son Frederick (Ricky) Waters Jr; brother Ronald Waters (Thelma); grandchildren Amber Blackwell (Harrison), Aimee Scott, Alisen Scott Wade (Zach); great grandchildren Gavin Blackwell, Kylee Blackwell, and coming soon Baby Wade; special nephew Owen Frank Waters III; and several other nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 11 am at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral and Cremation Service.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice “Children’s Memorial Garden,” or the USO.


Frederick Dean Waters

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