Obituary of Kenneth L. “Kenny” Waters ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Mr. Kenneth L. “Kenny” Waters, age 59 of the Dysartsville community passed away on Thursday January 15, 2009 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. He was born in Burke County on June 18, 1949 to the late Benjamin C. Waters and Lula Morrison Waters. Kenny was retired from Rutherford Electric Co-op following over 37 years of service. He will be remembered by his family and friends as an avid hunter and gun enthusiast. He was a friend to many and all who knew and loved him will agree that he was a man who… loved to talk!
Surviving are his loving wife Anita; three children, Greg Ward of Morganton, Misty Callahan and her husband Woody of Dysartsville and Alex Hawkins of Marion; two brothers, Lem Waters of Morganton and Jerry Waters of Marion; a sister Carolyn Woodcock of Warner-Robins, GA; eight grandchildren, Zach, Jake and Eli Ward, Jonathan, Caleb and Tanner Callahan, and Tara and Ashley Hawkins; and his mother-in-law Betty Modzel.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday January 20, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Joe Frobose officiating. The family received friends Monday evening from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Westmoreland Funeral Home. An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 21, 2008 Volume 15 # 3