Carl Edward Waddell, 93, of Sun City West, Arizona, a former resident of Sciotoville and Wheelersburg, died peacefully at his home in Arizona on March 13, 2022 after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born February 8, 1929 in Portsmouth to the late Alfred Waddell and Ethel V. Pennington Waddell.
Mr. Waddell served his country proudly as a member of the U.S. Navy during World War II, and the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a long-time member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, as well as a member of the Veterans of Under Age Military, having entered the Service at age sixteen.
He traveled the world extensively and lived in several states, making an abundance of friends during his lifetime. His late mother taught him to “bloom where he was planted”, and he often stated that he “didn’t miss much in this life”. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-eight years, Judith Bell Lupe, formerly of Wheelersburg, as well as his brother James Waddell and sisters Ruth Marciano and Blanche Marshall.
Surviving are his sister, Catherine Noxsel of Indio, California , his two daughters Tonya Cuatto of Sun City West, Arizona and Carla Obeso of Leesburg, Florida, his two grandsons, Giustino (Justin) and Giordano (Jordan) Cuatto and four great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3rd, at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Phil Minich officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park with military honors by the James Dickey Post of the American Legion.
The family will receive guests at Brant’s from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Friday.
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