Retired Army Lt. Col. Paul E. Waters, who taught at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute for 11 years, died Friday of emphysema at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was 72 and lived on Stevenswood Road in Randallstown.
A mass of Christian burial for Colonel Waters was being offered today at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Liberty Heights Avenue and Edgewood Road.
He retired from the Army in 1968 after a career that included graduation from Officer Candidate School and service in Europe during World War II and in the Korean and Vietnam wars. His decorations included the Bronze Star.