Robert Earl Waters of Parma, the son of the late Art Lee Waters Sr. and Margaret Carrie Waters, was born in Morehouse, Missouri on May 15, 1962, and passed away at the Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter on September 3, 2018, at the age of 56 years, 3 months and 19 days.
He had lived in Parma most of his life. He had worked in farming and also for Arvin Manufacturing and SRG Manufacturing. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army.
His long time companion, Sonja Thatch of Parma Missouri.
Surviving are five daughters, Carrie Waters of Malden, Kaneisha Waters of Malden, Lexia Waters of Malden, Akeida Waters of Clarkson, Demonica Rainey of Parma; three sons, Robert Water Jr. of Parma, Herman Jackson of Parma, Kendrick Thatch of Sikeston; sixteen grandchildren; one sister, Joann Waters of Bartlett, Tennessee; seven brothers & spouses, Freddie & Jennifer Lattimore of St. Louis, Art Lee Waters Jr. of Parma, LeRoy & Kim Waters of Parma, John Waters & Tamela Cummings of Cape Girardeau, Kenneth & Carolyn Waters of Cape Girardeau, Ray & Umeka Waters, of New Madrid, Larry Waters of Sikeston. Other family and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew Larry Dale Waters Jr.
Friends may visit from 11:00 am to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Parma, Missouri.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Parma with Minister Amos Hampton of Sikeston, Missouri officiating.
Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday September 10, 2018 at the Missouri Veteran’s Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Parma, Missouri in charge of arrangements.