In Remembrance
By: Kim Allen Email
By: Kim Allen Email

Carroll High School Football Coach Stacy Watters was killed in a car accident in Orlando, Florida on Thursday morning. Watters and his 10-year-old son Quinton were killed when their vehicle was struck by a box truck.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers shut State Road 520 after the fatal crash. Officials said that Watters' car pulled out in front of the truck on State Road 520.

Watters and his 10-year-old son were pronounced dead at the scene. Watters' 7-year-old son, Jai, was rushed to Arnold Palmer Hospital.

Watters was beginning his second year at Carroll. He posted a 3-7 record in his first year as the coach of the Eagles.

He graduated from West Alabama. Watters had previous coaching stops at Sumter County, where he was the head coach from 2004-2008. He spent 2010 as an assistant at Linden, before taking the Carroll job in 2011.

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  • by Wendell Location: Ozark on May 25, 2012 at 04:19 PM
    My family and I would like to express our condolences to the family of Coach Watters and his son Quentin. We wil continue to keep Jai in our prayers. We will miss you my friend.
  • by Jana Location: Gilbertown on May 25, 2012 at 02:25 PM
    It Breaks my Heart to hear this, he was a Fine Man who me and my husband has knew for many years and no one could ask for a better person you will be missed and our prayers are with the family!
  • by Stan Location: Livingston, AL on May 25, 2012 at 07:18 AM
    Stacey Watters was one of the finest people I have had the opportunity to be associated with. He was the extra mile person every place he has been,going the extra mile to help a young person. He expressed to me how much he love Carroll, the people he worked with and most of all the young people. It will be a while before we see another Stacey Watters come our way.
  • by jlm Location: Geneva on May 25, 2012 at 06:24 AM
    I Pray God's Blessings for All Concerned. May God Comfort All the Hearts of The Family as well as The Friends At This Time Of Sorrow.
  • by The McDaniel Family on May 24, 2012 at 08:13 PM
    Our condolences go out to Coach Watters family. We are saddened by his and his son untimely death. This school not only lost a coach and teacher but it lost a good man. We can only pray that God will comfort us all who was touched by his presence. We pray that God in his own time will heal us all and cause us to walk closer to him.
  • by A. Fields Location: Dothan on May 24, 2012 at 08:10 PM
    I don't know anyone involved but my heart goes out to this family, friends, and students. I know God is not a God of mistakes and its hard to understand why. But I pray his life impacts all that came in contact with him to turn to God for spiritual guidance through this. My heart goes out to all.
  • by Sylvia Location: Dothan on May 24, 2012 at 07:34 PM
    My God be with the family. We will keep the family, and hold Jai up in the highest of our prayers.
  • by tammy Location: smith on May 24, 2012 at 07:32 PM
    Our prayers are with Coach Waters family may God be with you all.
  • by Rest in Peace on May 24, 2012 at 07:28 PM
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Watters family. Rest in Peace.
  • by Pinky Mccall Location: United States on May 24, 2012 at 04:40 PM
    Prayer's for the family.Such a sad story.
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