Bert was born June 20, 1938, in Halifax County to the late Bonnie Rudolph Waters and Myrtle Keeter Waters.
He was a faithful member of New Hope United Methodist Church. He retired from Westpoint Stevens.
Bert is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years Joanne Waters; his daughter, Michelle Rogers and her husband Chris; his grandsons, C.J. and Ethan Rogers; his nephew, Rickie Howell and his wife Connie; his close friends, Billy and Teresa Perkins and his Godson, John Wesley Perkins.
A memorial service to celebrate Bert’s life will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, July 21, 2018, at New Hope United Methodist Church with Rev. Sue Owens officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M. Friday, July, 20, 2018 at Hockaday funeral and Cremation Service.
The family will receive friends other times at the home
The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Maradiaga, Dr. Miller, the staff at Signature Healthcare and their church family.
Memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, c/o Marquee and Audio Fund, PO Box 2117, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.
Online condolences may be made at www.hockadayfs.com.