Thomas Waters

Obituary of Thomas Arthur Waters

Tom Waters, age 66, resident of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, passed away on July 31, 2018. His sister, Mary Emma Holmes, and friend, Frank Sibilly, were with him at the time of his passing. Tom was born November 6, 1951 and grew up in Cochran, Georgia with his mother, Beatrice Griffin Waters and sister, Mary Emma. He graduated from Cochran High School in 1970, where he was an avid athlete and football player. He attended Middle Georgia College, and then began his business career in sales. He lived in Atlanta, Georgia for most of his early adult life. In 2002, Tom moved to Hilton Head Island, where he started and co-owned a successful pool service company for ten years with John J. Holmes, his brother-in-law. He ended his career with IMC Resort Services before his retirement in 2017.Tom was known for his wit and humorous stories. He was a loyal friend to many. He is survived by his sister, Mary Emma. We will say goodbye to Tom on Monday, August 6 at The Island Funeral Home, 4 Cardinal Road, Hilton Head, SC. Visitation will be from 6-7 with a brief service at 7 o’clock. There will also be a service in Cochran, Georgia on August 18 at 2:00 o’clock with visitation with the family following. This will be held at Mathis Funeral Home, East Dykes Street, Cochran Georgia. Tom will be laid to rest in the Cedar Hill Cemetery with his mother, Beatrice, and grandparents, Henry and Sara Griffin.

Visitation Memorial

Date & Time: August 06, 2018 (6 PM) Venue: The Island Funeral Home and Crematory Location: 4 Cardinal Road Hilton Head Island South Carolina 29926 Phone Number: 8436814400 Visitation 6 to 7 PM with service to follow at 7 PM
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