Brad Waters

Brad Waters

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On February 13, 2016, Barrett Bradford Waters died at his home in Sheridan, Wyoming. Brad was born on December 12, 1930 in New York City. His parents were Elizabeth Bradford Waters and Barrett Waters. He grew up in Augusta, Kentucky, Arizona and Florida. At age six, Brad\'s father died. His mother later married his stepfather, Lancelot Longstreet Minor Dent, who was a lifelong influence upon Brad\'s life.Brad graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky. He was a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force and served as fighter pilot. He was stationed in West Germany and Libya. He served as a Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineer at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He worked as a Mechanical Engineer in Oneonta, Alabama and Troy, Ohio. Brad, along with Richard Garber, owned the Sheridan Commercial Park and the Sheridan Agri-Center, a John Deere dealership. Brad served as a County Commissioner in Sheridan, a Board Member at the Cowboy State Bank, and a Board Member of Sheridan College.He loved education and spent a lifelong journey in learning. He loved living in the Mountain West and had many lifelong friends in Sheridan. He was a role model as a scholar and gentleman for his children and grandchildren. Brad was predeceased by Jackie Waters, his wife of 39 years. Brad will be remembered with love and respect by his daughter, Leslie Waters of Ellicott City, Maryland, his son, Dr. Bradford Waters of Germantown, Tennessee, his stepdaughter, Heather Mortensen of Sheridan, his grandsons: Frank Tisano, Lance Waters and Nathan Waters, and his stepgrandsons: Clint Mortensen, Blake Mortensen, and Davyd Mortensen.To honor Brad\'s life, there will be a memorial service at the Augusta Presbyterian Church in his hometown of Augusta, Kentucky during the spring. He shall be buried at the Hillside Cemetery in Augusta, Kentucky.Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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