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Richard Foster Waters, D.O., 54, of Lewistown, passed away on Saturday October 27, 2018.
Born October 10, 1964 in Weymouth, Ma, he was the son of Martin James and Virginia Waters-Schrader.
In addition to his parents, Richard will be remembered and missed by his loving wife, Eve (Smith) Waters, children, Virginia Anne Waters, and Carolyn Marie Heckman and husband Kyle, all of Philadelphia, sister, Lisa Freedman and husband Jeffrey, of Yardley, and nieces Rebecca Freedman Corr, and Lauren Freedman Ware.
Earlier in life, Richard served as a police detective in Philadelphia for 14 years. In his free time, he loved playing the guitar, camping, playing pool, shooting, and watching The Philadelphia Eagles play on Sundays.
A time of visitation with family and friends will be held from 3-6:00 p.m. on Saturday November 3, 2018 at The Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan Street.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Richard’s memory are respectfully encouraged to a charity of one’s choice.
We all morn and grieve with you on this sudden news of Richards loss. I lost a buddy and Physician colleague. On behalf of myself, my wife Mavis our condolences. We ask the good lord to give you strength and grace now and always. May him rest in peace.
Israel Brown - Monday November 12, 2018 via Condolence Message
I’m shocked and saddened. He was in my residency and although we had our differences we were friendly. Always Very warm and caring. I’m so sorry for his family.
Kiran raju - Monday November 12, 2018 via Condolence Message
Worked with Richie at East Detectives in the Philly PD during the late-1990's. Truly great guy and a dedicated Detective. Totally lost track of him. Impressed to learn he became a doctor! RIP, pal. Blessings to his family.
Matthew Veasey - Friday November 02, 2018 via Condolence Message
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss. May the beautiful memories of your husband and father bring you comfort in this difficult time.
Hal & Cheryl Heckman and Family - Friday November 02, 2018 via Heartfelt Sympathies, Order Now.
I am saddened to hear the passing away of Dr.Richard Waters. He was a good fellow. May his soul Rest in Peace.
Faisal Siddiqui MD - Thursday November 01, 2018 via Condolence Message
Ginny, I am saddened by this news. I know Rich will be greatly missed by you and his many friends and family members. I will be thinking of you and praying that you can find some comfort in the days ahead.
April Lightcap - Thursday November 01, 2018 via Condolence Message
So very sorry to hear about Rich. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May his memory always be a blessing.
Jeff Katz - Thursday November 01, 2018 via Condolence Message
All here at EDD are greatly saddened at the passing of Richie. We remember him as a hard worker and great hearted detective. It was a pleasure working with him then and are better having known him.
Former East Detective Co-workers - Wednesday October 31, 2018 via Condolence Message
Our thoughts and prayers are with you
With our deepest sympathy
The girls from B.H.S. - Wednesday October 31, 2018 via Heartfelt Sympathies, Order Now.
Great man. Great times in potter county camping.my family and I are saddened. God bless
Christopher schmidt DO - Tuesday October 30, 2018 via Condolence Message