John Paul Dawson Waters, 25, who was a lifelong resident of Sheridan, passed away Feb. 7, 2019.

He was born Aug. 12, 1993 to his loving parents Darryl and Janna (Stafford) Waters.

He always enjoyed working side jobs with his father Darryl and learning from him. He also looked forward to lifting weights with his dad. Mr. Waters cherished the time he spent with his parents. He acquired his love of music from his mother Janna. He and his parents always enjoyed playing music together and performed several different covers from an array of artists. His parents will always cherish the memory of him playing his guitar.

Mr. Waters was an artist and drew so many amazing pictures that his family and friends looked forward to seeing. When he wasn’t hanging out with his friends, he also spent a lot of time with his sister Shanna. The two were very close and loved spending time together. He cherished his family and friends.

Other than his parents, survivors include his loving sister Shanna Waters of Sheridan; a niece Erin; a nephew Bryant Ervin; his grandmother Carol Christy of Sheridan; grandparents James and Betty Stafford of New Orleans; an uncle, Darren Christy; an aunt, Donna (Greg) Kisbaugh; another uncle, Donald Lee Waters; three great-aunts, Annie, Dottie and Paula; and several nieces and nephews.

A private family service was held Feb. 19, 2019 at Sheridan United Methodist Church. The Rev. Carol Fritz officiated the celebration of life.

The Waters family would like to extend their gratitude to the outpouring of support from the Sheridan community during this difficult time.

Online condolences made be made at Fisher Family Funeral Services is honored to serve the family.