POTSDAM -- Robert W. Waters, age 47, passed away peacefully on February 19 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT with his loving family by his side.
Robert is survived by his mother, Jo Ann of Potsdam; his brother and sister in law, John and Andrea Waters of Canton; his nephew and niece, Cooper and Claire; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his father Michael in 2003.
Robert was born on November 23, 1970 in Lowville, the son of Michael and Jo Ann (Northover) Waters. He graduated from Clifton-Fine Central School in 1989 before enlisting in the United States Navy. During his enlistment he served on the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm before being honorably discharged.
Robert enjoyed reading, movies and participating in medieval reenactment with his SCA friends. Family and friend will fondly remember his sense of humor, selflessness and kindness.
Family and friends may be received on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm, at the Colton Wesleyan Church, 4852 Route 56, Colton, NY. All are welcome to attend the memorial services that will follow.
Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service. Condolences can be shared @garnerfh.com.