Maurice Randolph Waterman

January 28, 1931 - September 26, 2022

01/28/1931 - 09/26/2022

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Funeral Service
Thursday September 29, 2022
11:00 am
Knotts Island United Methodist Church
675 Knotts Island Road
Knotts Island, NC 27950
Thursday September 29, 2022
11:45 am
Knotts Island Cemetery
Woodleigh Rd., Currituck County
Knotts Island, NC

Maurice Randolph Waterman, 91, of Knotts Island, passed away in his home Sept. 26, 2022. Born in Knotts Island, NC, he was the son of the late Samuel H. Waterman and Bessie Cason Waterman. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Michael “Randy” Waterman, brothers Marvin and Bernis G. Waterman, and sister Barbara W. Newnam. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 67 years, June Riggs Waterman; daughters Deborah Cooper (Stephen) and Donna Voliva (Tony); grandchildren Stephanie, Kara, Michelle, Kim, Evan, and Sarah; and great-grandchildren Audrey, Anthony, Ronald, Cooper and Bryant Elizabeth.

Maurice proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and Reserves during the Korean War, and was a Purple Heart and Gold Star recipient. He was a charter member of KIVFD, a member of NCAR-EMT services, lifetime member VFW 1211, and American Legion Post 0531. Maurice retired from NC DOT after 25 years of service and dedicated his time to carving and collecting decoys. He was well known for his restoration work. He was a craftsman and taught many young people the skills of carving decoys.

A special thanks to Albemarle Home Care and Hospice, his nurses Heather, Crissie, and Lisa, and many friends and family members.

There will be a service on Sept. 29, 2022 at 11am at Knotts Island Methodist Church with a graveside service to follow at Knotts Island Cemetery.

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2 months ago

June and family, so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
2 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Maurice Randolph Waterman, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

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and prayers to the family of ….

US Marine Veteran, Maurice Randolph Waterman, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

linda sawyer
2 months ago

my thoughts are with you and the family June i lost my husband in March, its hard. take care and God Bless