Thomas J. Waters Jr., 71, died July 2, 2010, at his home.
He was born in Chicago and lived in Indian River County since 1944, coming from Chicago.
He was a retired painter. He was a Navy veteran. He was a member of the Catholic faith and belonged to the American Legion and Eagles.
Survivors include his sons, Thomas T. “T.J.” Waters of Sebastian, Timothy Waters of Kentucky, Todd Waters and Ted Waters, both of Vero Beach, and Tad Waters of New Jersey; daughter, Tammie Waters of St. Cloud; brother, Donald Waters of Sebastian; sisters, Frances Heirs and Kathleen Biggers, both of Vero Beach; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 7 at the American Legion/VFW Post 39, Vero Beach.
Arrangements by Seawinds Funeral Home, Sebastian. A guestbook is available at seawindsfh.com.