James (Jim) Clayton Waters

Aug. 2, 1950 — Oct. 26, 2020


James (Jim) Clayton Waters, age 70, of Hartland, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Monday, October 26, 2020, from a rare neuromuscular disease.

Jim was born on August 2, 1950, in Milwaukee. He graduated from Brookfield East High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He married Cynthia in Eleva on October 15, 1977. He enjoyed working in sales and management at Waters Industrial Supply, Inc. and was a member of Elmbrook Church in Brookfield for 30-plus years. Jim also had a long list of hobbies that included running, camping, hunting (deer and pheasant), boating, snow-skiing, traveling, attending Packer games, playing with his golden retrievers, and doting on his grandchildren.

Jim is survived by wife, Cindy; children, Kristen (Micah), Katie (Geth) and Jim (Kaaren); eight beloved grandchildren; mother, Vivian; brother, Bob Jr. (Jean); sister, Mary (Dennis); and multiple nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by father, Robert Sr., and brother Bruce.

A celebration of Jim's life will be held at a later date. Private interment at Lisbon Merton Union Cemetery.

Jim and Cindy volunteered and tutored children at the Milwaukee Rescue Mission for many years. Memorials can be made in his memory at https://donate.milmission.org/donation.html#.

See funeral home website for full obituary.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-367-2156 or visit online at www.evertlukofuneralhome.com.

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