William Dan Waters

May 22, 1943 ~ December 29, 2019 (age 76) 76 Years Old


William Dan Waters, 76, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 in the emergency room at Tiffin Mercy Hospital.

Dan was born on May 22, 1943, in Smithtown, KY, to the late Robert and Eva (Bowman) Waters. He first married Kathleen Kerkhoff of Tiffin and they later divorced and then Dan married Sharon (Shuff-Fawcett) in Tiffin on July 7, 1978 and she survives in Tiffin.

Survivors include his children Christine (Craig) Pattee of Key West, FL, Bruce (Margie) Waters of Tiffin, Jason Fawcett of Tiffin, Matthew (Heidi) Fawcett of Phoenix, AZ, five grandchildren, Dustin (Shelby Kent) Waters of Tiffin, Kylee and Taylor Fawcett of Phoenix, Jenna and Jorie Fawcett both of Tiffin, one great-granddaughter due in February, a brother, Fred Waters of Fostoria and his dog "Munson".

Dan started working at American Standard in 1962 until 1968 then he went to American Electric Power where he worked as a lineman and then retired after 36 years. His passion was coaching little league baseball at Oakley Park. He also was a baseball umpire and a basketball official. Dan enjoyed horse racing, shooting pool, was an avid reader of western novels and also enjoyed listening to Bob Segar music. Dan was a 1962 graduate of Tiffin Columbian High School where he was a loyal Tornado!

Dan was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Allan and Montie Waters and his a step-father, Orlo Kuhn.

There will be a memorial service held for Dan at 11:30 a.m., on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin. Visitation for family and friends will be also held on Thursday from 10:30 a.m., until the time of the service. There will be no burial held at this time.

The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Steven Bruhl and Dr. James Bosse, Karen, Ashley, Judy, Mary, Jo, Kristi, Lacey, all of Mercy Cancer Center in Tiffin, Pam, Kathy, Amanda, Traci and Marla of Mercy Cardio Therapy for the wonderful care given to Dan over the last few years.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Seneca County Humane Society, F.A.C.T. or to Mercy Hospital Cardio Therapy.


Thursday, January 02, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory
135 North Washington Street
Tiffin, Ohio 44883

Memorial Service

Thursday, January 02, 2020
11:30 AM

Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory
135 North Washington Street
Tiffin, Ohio 44883

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