Franklin Eugene Waters, age 81, passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 13, 2023. Frank was born on February 11, 1941 in Nichols, GA to parents Archie and Oletha Waters. He relocated to Jacksonville, FL and went to work for the City of Jacksonville for the Water Works Department, then became a JSO deputy then retired from Teamsters Local #512.
Frank was preceded in death by his son, Troy, brothers, Jimmy Ray, Glen, Johnny and Bobby Waters. He is survived by wife of 48 years, Phyllis Waters (who he loved unconditionally), his three children, Lisa, Regina and Stephen Glover. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brittany, Frank (Coy), Grace, Ashlynn, Nolan, Meghan, Kristie, Austin, Ashley and Kailey, his great grandchildren, Shaela, Alaina and Owen.
Frank dearly loved his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and fishing with all his heart.
Funeral services will be held, Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 11:30AM in the chapel of Fraser Funeral Home, 8168 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221 with Pastor Joey Houston officiating followed by interment in Jacksonville National Cemetery with US Navy Honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00- 8:00pm Wednesday, January 18, 2023.