James Waters, 81 - Travelers Rest

James Leland “Jim” Waters, 81, of Travelers Rest, husband of the late Audrey G. Waters, passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital Downtown.

Born in Greenville, SC, he was a son of the late Louie Alexander and Mary Kindness Moon Waters. Mr. Waters was the former owner of USA Auto Repair in Greenville and he retired from Little Woodworks; Jim was a member of the Walden Masonic Lodge #274; he was a York Rite Shriner and he was of the Baptist Faith.

Surviving is his sister, Brynda W. Brown (Raymond “Bo”); two brothers: Jerry Alexander Waters (Shannon Turner) and Jimmy Darrell Waters (Peggy Staton); a special friend, Mary Elizabeth (Lib) Alexander; Children: Richard Cleveland and William (Bill) Cleveland, Scott & Shara Miller and Robert (Bob) & Cheryl Miller; many adopted grandchildren and great grandchildren along with many loving nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Robert Lewis Waters and a sister-in-law, Joyce Waters and a nephew Jeffrey Darrell Waters.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon in The Howze Mortuary Chapel with burial to follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 Friday at the mortuary prior to the service.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or the charity of one’s choice.

The Howze Mortuary in Travelers Rest is in charge of arrangements.