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William Dale "Billy" Waters

February 23, 1936 - July 2, 2020

William Dale “Billy” Waters, age 84, of Scotland Neck, passed away on July 2, 2020 at his home.

Billy was born on February 23, 1936 to Charles and Leona Waters in Halifax County, NC. He served as an Air Policeman in the United States Air Force while stationed in England. Billy owned and operated Stillwaters, Inc, a hog farming operation, until his retirement. He married Jean Dickey Waters on September 6, 1983 and they enjoyed 36 years of marriage. Billy was a devoted member of the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, best known to the children as “The Candy Man”. He loved playing golf as long as his health allowed. Billy had an upbeat spirit that he always shared with others. He loved Psalm 103 that begins “Praise the, Lord, O my soul;” and that is exactly the way Billy lived his life.

Billy is preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings. He is survived by his wife, Jean, of the home; two sons, William Waters of West Palm Beach, FL and Dean Waters of Atlanta, GA; many nieces and nephews; and a very dear caregiver, Vetta Rowe Thomas, their angel.

**Please note change in service** A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held Monday, July 6, 2020, at 3:00 pm at the Baptist Cemetery in Scotland Neck with Rev. Dusty Sprouse officiating.  Per the family’s request, face coverings will be required.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made directly to the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, PO Box 401, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here, or to the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Avenue, Henderson, NC 27536 or online by clicking here.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Waters family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, July 6, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm


Scotland Neck United Methodist Church

110 West 9th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Rev. Dusty Sprouse will be officiating the service.

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, July 6, 2020


Baptist Cemetery

4764 US-258
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

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