George Logan Weaver, age 94, of
Burnside, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at
George was born on June 14,
1921, in the Plato Community, son of the late Otis and Bethada
He was a World War II veteran, serving
his country in Europe, in the U.S. Army.
He was on Omaha Beach on June 7, 1944.
George married Gladys Mercer, on October
9, 1949, in Somerset.
He retired from the General Motors
Company, of Dayton, Ohio.
George was an “avid” Cincinnati Reds fan
and loved watching U.K. basketball.
In his retirement, he was very dedicated
to his church, Tateville Baptist Church, where he was known as
the “Candy Man”.
George was involved in the construction
of the Fellowship Hall of Tateville Baptist Church.
For the last thirty years, George could
be found walking the indoor course of Somerset Mall.
He loved gardening, yardwork, fishing
He is survived by his daughter,
Marie (and Bob) DeLong, of Springboro, Ohio; his three
grandchildren, Brian Blevins, Amanda DeLong and Tyler (and
Kryssi) DeLong; and numerous nieces and nephews.
George is preceded in death by
his parents; his wife, Gladys, whom he was the devoted caregiver
until her passing on December 30, 2015; his son, Gary Lee
Weaver, who passed away January 23, 1993; his brothers, Ernest
Weaver and Isaac Weaver; and his sister, Edith Stevens.
Visitation will be on Sunday,
April 24, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks
Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be held
Monday, April 25, 2016, at 12:00 noon, in the funeral home
chapel with Bro. Troy Merrick officiating.
Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial
Military Honors will be conducted by the
American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations made to the Tateville Baptist Church Fund.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.