Guilford- Paul Aaron Waters, 45, of Guilford, died early Sunday morning, August 19, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with Glioblastoma.
Paul was born in Brattleboro on October 2, 1972, the son of Lee and Catherine (Burnett) Waters. A lifelong resident of the Brattleboro area, he was raised and educated in Brattleboro and attended Brattleboro Union High School.
He had been employed as an auto mechanic working at Alan Scott Auto Repair in Brattleboro for sixteen years. Previously he worked for Monroe Muffler and Windshield World both in Brattleboro.
With his family Paul attended Healing Grace Ministries in Brattleboro and prior to that, Vernon Advent Christian Church.
He loved the outdoors and dirt bike riding, loved to travel and spend time at the beach, enjoyed music and playing his guitar but mostly spending time with his family. Paul had a big heart and throughout the years nursed many small injured animals back to health.
On May 13, 2006 at Vernon Advent Christian Church he was married to Danielle Grant who survives.
Besides his devoted wife of twelve years he leaves his parents of Hudson, Florida, one daughter, Krystal Blue Waters and her fiancée Kyle Cleveland of Brattleboro, one brother, Daniel Waters and his wife Sandy of Hinsdale, a granddaughter, Katrina Cleveland, two brothers-in-law, Peter Grant of Northfield, MA and Philp Grant of Vernon
Additionally, he is survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Paul was predeceased by a sister, Jackie Hartmann.
Friends are invited to call at the Vernon Advent Christian Church, Ft. Bridgman Road on Friday from 7 to 9 P.M.
A celebration of life/barbecue and picnic will be held on Saturday at 12:00 noon at the Vernon recreation area on Pond Road. Friends and family are encouraged to bring a written memory of Paul to share. Please dress casually and bring a salad.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Paul’s name may be made to the Bonnyvale Environmental Education/Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 1223 Bonnyvale Road, West Brattleboro, VT 05301.