January 24, 1926 - February 9, 2021
Eliga "Bill" Waters, 95, of St. Augustine passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family. Bill was born on January 24, 1926 in Casar, North Carolina to the late Robert and Laura Waters. Bill was a proud US Army veteran serving during WWII. He moved from Hickory, NC to Jacksonville, Florida in 1957. Bill resided in Jacksonville for 37 years before making St. Augustine his home in 1975. He was an entrepreneur owning his own furniture and upholstery business. Bill was a faithful member of Ancient City Baptist Church for many years. Bill is survived by his son, Robert Charles Waters, Sr. (Bonnie) and James Earl Waters (Sandi); stepson, Terry Moore(Kathy) and Gene Smith(Judy); stepdaughter, Crystal Gimble; grandchildren, Robert Charles Waters, Jr., Jonathan Waters (Haley), Angela Wheatley; great grandchildren, Levi and Matthew Waters; several siblings, extended family and friends who will miss him dearly. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, February 11, 2021 at St Johns Family Funeral Home. A celebration of Bill's life will be 10 a.m., Friday, February 12, 2021 at St. Johns Family Funeral Home with Rev. Larry DuBose officiating. Bill will be laid to rest 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 12, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville with Pastor Fred O. Pitts officiating. In keeping with the CDC Coronavirus guidelines every attendee must wear a mask and the number of attendees may be restricted. We ask that if you are at high risk, feeling ill, or traveling from an area with a high level of infection, please do not attend the service. Those unable to attend can view the service live streamed at https://iframe.dacast.com/b/156599/c/iframe.dacast.com/b/156599/c/549019 . St. Johns Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Eliga "Bill" Waters, 95, of St. Augustine passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family. Bill was born on January 24, 1926 in Casar, North Carolina to the late Robert and Laura Waters. Bill was a proud US Army... View Obituary & Service Information
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