Mr. Tony Lamar Waters, age 64, of Lake Butler, Florida, passed away peacefully at his home on July 31, 2019. Mr. Waters was born on April 19, 1955, in Duval County, FL, to the late Lowell Lester and Mary Helen McMillan Waters. He grew up in Dundee, FL, and always considered that home. Mr. Waters made his living as a truck driver; owning and operating his own truck. When he wasn’t on the road, Mr. Waters enjoyed planting watermelons and peas. He is preceded in death by both parents.
Mr. Waters is survived by his wife of 19 years, Mrs. Erlinda G. Waters of Lake Butler; son, Tyler Waters of Lake Butler, FL; daughter, Sara L. Waters of Norfolk, VA; step-daughter, Olivia D. (Marvin) Brooks of Lake Butler, FL; two grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis (Rafeal) Figueroa, Karen (Tom) Jenkins, Gena (Mike) Goldie all of Lake Butler, FL and Susan (Steven) Meier of Bartow, FL; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
A service to honor Mr. Waters’ life will be held on Saturday, August 3, at 3:00 pm, at the Archer Funeral Home Chapel. He will be laid to rest, immediately following services, at the Waters Family Cemetery on County Road 796A in Lake Butler, FL. The service will be officiated by Dale Stokes. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archer Funeral Home. 386-496-2008 www.archerfuneralhome.com