Mr. Melvin Truett Waters, age 79 passed away unexpectedly, Monday, January 15, 2018.
The family will receive friends from 11 to 1pm Friday, January 19, 2018 at Wilkinson Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1pm in the chapel with Pastor Bob Page officiating. Burial will follow at West Concord Cemetery.
Melvin was born May 2, 1938 in Iredell County, a son of the late Fred and Elizabeth Martin Waters. He retired from Overnight Transportation and then worked for the Army Corps of Engineers until 2006. Melvin enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, and spending time with his grandbabies. He was a US Navy veteran and an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish Melvin’s life are his loving wife of 60 years, Patsy “Pat” Honeycutt Waters; his daughter, Wendy Waters Mauldin and husband, David of Concord; three wonderful grandchildren, Kurt, Hunter and MacKenzie Mauldin; sisters, Martha Fulbright and husband, Bobby of Mooresville and Judy Huffman and husband, Tony of Maiden; brother, Fred Waters and wife Paula of Beth Page, TN; numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends who will miss Melvin tremendously.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 600 Spring Street SW, Concord, NC 28025.