Date Created: 01/28/2017
Last Updated: 01/28/2017

In loving memory of Willard Waits
11/8/1938 - 1/11/2017

Location: Decatur, Alabama

Visits: 16,062

This memorial was created in honor of Willard "Jake" JC Waits of Decatur, Alabama. Willard was born on November 8, 1938 in Moulton and passed on January 11, 2017. Willard was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all friends and family.

Funeral service for Willard J.C.Waits, 78, will be Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Glover officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Burningtree Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the funeral home.

Mr. Waits died on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at his residence. He was born November 8, 1938, in Lawrence County to James A Waits and Linnie Elsie Lackey Waits. Mr. Waits attended Faith Chapel Church and was retired from Nestle Products after 25 years and he also served in the National Guard for six years. Mr. Waits was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Paulette Waits and a daughter, Leigh Russell.

Survivors include:

One Son:
Keith Waits

Two Daughters:
Hope Wilkins (Jim) and
Faith Vandiver

Two Brothers:
Buddy Waits and
Roy Waits

Four Sisters:
Tilly Goree
Helen McBride
Polly Nelson and
Betty Allen

Seven Grandchildren and
Three Great-grandchildren

Peck Funeral Home




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By: Karen G Tuesday, May 28, 2019
With deepest sympathy My sincerest condolences, May God bless and comfort you and your family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Willard’s memory will be forever in my heart, Revelation:21:3,4. ... View Entire Condolence
By: Regina and Beverly Atkinson Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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