September 3, 1949 - May 4, 2021
Mr. Hugh Reginald Waters, Jr., age 71died peacefully on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at his home in Nevils, GA. Hugh was a native of Bulloch County and a 1967 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School in Brooklet, GA. He enlisted in the US Air Force after attending Georgia Tech. He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the USAF Security Service, a linguist in the Air Force with a specialty in Mandarin Chinese, and worked at SEAMEO Regional Language Center in Bangkok, Thailand. After his honorable discharge from the service, he resumed his studies at Georgia Southern. He graduated in 1975 with a BBA in business. He returned to Southeast Asia and taught English as a second language in Thailand, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam. In 2015, he returned to Nevils, Ga and maintained the family home place. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and taking care of his blueberries that his mother planted in the early 1970’s. He enjoyed listening to world broadcasts on his shortwave radio. Hugh was also a member of the Statesboro American Legion Post. He was a member of Harville Baptist Church, Denmark, GA. He was a member of the Roscoe Roberts Sunday School Class at Trinity Baptist Church, Nevils, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents Reginald and Margaret Brinson Waters and brother in law Larry Miles. He is survived by his sisters, Regina Miles, Nevils, GA. Sister and brother-in-law Kimberly and Joe Page, Statesboro, GA. Nephews Adam Miles, Ramstein AFB, Germany, Timothy Miles, Nevils, GA, Daniel Page, Homewood, AL, Dr. Joel Page, Mobile, AL. Uncle Gene and Aunt Mary Waters of Statesboro, GA. Great nephews James, Jesse Miles of Ramstein, AFB, Germany, Liam, Simon Miles, Nevils, GA, great niece Jersey Miles of Ramstein, AFB, Germany and numerous cousins. Special friends Jim Neal, Kirby & Becky Waters, Edna & Frank Miller, Dr. Kishwar Maur all of Statesboro, GA and Dr. Sally Ellerich, Germany. The family will receive visitors on Thursday from 10:00am until 11:00am at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home in Statesboro. A graveside service will follow visitation at 11:30 at Corinth-Leefield Cemetery in Brooklet with Pastor Joe Eason officiating. For those unable to attend, the service may be viewed at www.facebook.com/groups/jafhlive Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hugh Reginald Waters, Jr., age 71died peacefully on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at his home in Nevils, GA. Hugh was a native of Bulloch County and a 1967 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School in Brooklet, GA. He enlisted in the US Air Force... View Obituary & Service Information
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