He was born on June 2, 1940 in Buchanan, the son of the late Columbus “Boyd” Waddell, Sr. and the late Mattie Lou Lewis Austin.
Mr. Waddell retired from the Rich-SeaPack Corporation and was a member of The Church of New Beginnings where he served as a deacon and musician.
He was preceded in death by a grandson and a sister, Joyce Moody.
Survivors included his wife, Glenda Harper Waddell of Cedartown; two daughters and sons-in-law, Allison and Richard Goodman of Attalla, Ala. and Kimberly and Wesley Dunn of Cedartown; son and daughter-in-law, William and Laney Waddell of Cedartown; brother, Danny Waddell of Aragon and two grandchildren.
Memorial services were held on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Patnode officiating.
Those wishing to do so, may make contributions to Heyman Hospice, 420 E. Second Ave., Rome GA 30161 in memory of Mr. Waddell.
Condolences can be sent to the family by signing the online guestbook at www.freemanharrisfunerals.com
The Freeman Harris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.