Mr. A.D. Waters, age 86, of Buchanan, GA, passed away November 7, 2017. He was born April 17, 1931 in Dallas, GA to the late John Lewis and Fannie Parson Waters. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Nick Milling; sisters, Marvine Thackston, Mattie Lee Barber, and Annie Ruth Wilson; and brothers, Johnny Waters and James Waters.

AD was a member of the Star of Bethlehem at Paulding County. He enjoyed restoring old cars, playing the guitar, banjo, mandolin, dobro, and piano by ear. He also liked to watch NASCAR. 

He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Joan Prince Waters; children and spouses, JoAnn Milling, of Cartersville, Danny and Theresa Waters, of Jonesboro, Vicki and Eddie Sullivan, and Tina and Jason Walker, all of Buchanan; sister and brother in law, Jeanette and Hubert Casey, of Douglasville; brother and sister in law, D.L. and Louise Waters, of Hiram; and grandchildren Megan Golden, Jamie Abruzzino, Jake Abruzzino, Dalton Sullivan, Nick Sullivan (Katrina), Erin Sullivan, Taylor Walker, Preslie Walker, and Jennifer Cooling; and great-grandchildren, Gracie Golden, Maddux Sullivan, Swayzie Cammon, Tyler Cooling, and Bailey Milling.

Funeral services were held November 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. from New Canaan Baptist Church with Bro. Lee Patrick officiating. Music was provided by Katie Williams, Harold McWhorter, and Sandra Timms. Pallbearers serving were Terry Prince, Kenny Prince, Dalton Sullivan, Jake Abruzzino, Derek Waters, and Rodney Waters. Interment followed in New Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery.

Sympathies may be sent to the family at

Miller Funeral Home, Tallapoosa, GA.