James Allen Waldo

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Funeral services for Mr. James Allen Waldo, 68, of Edgefield, South Carolina , who was born on June 18, 1945 in Johnston, South Carolina will be held April 21, 2014 at 1 p.m., at Amos & Sons Funeral Home.

He perished on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Aiken Regional Medical Center in Aiken, South Carolina.

He was born to the late Sam Wallace Waldo and the late Veronica [Gray] Waldo. He worked in manufacturing at Martin Color-Fi in Trenton, South Carolina for many years.

Allen leaves behind two sons, Larry Waldo of Florida and Maurice Simpkins of New York. He is survived by five sisters: Pernell Young of New Britain, Connecticut; Mattie Waldo- Hall [Bancroft] of Windsor, Connecticut; Edna Waldo-Mathis of North Augusta, South Carolina; Mary Waldo-Robbs [George] of Vernon, Connecticut; and Deborah Waldo of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; three brothers: Johnny Williams of Johnston, South Carolina, Horace Waldo of New Britain, Connecticut, and Frank Waldo of Newark, New Jersey. He was predeceased by five siblings: Lillie Waldo, Sammy Waldo, Ruby Waldo-Rice, Vivian Waldo-Mathis, and Hannah Darby. He also had seven grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.