Gerald Lloyd Weaver
Gerald Lloyd Weaver, 91, of Winamac, passed away at 11:49 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at Hickory Creek Healthcare in Winamac.
He was born on Feb. 24, 1929, in Culver, to the late Owen M. and Anna M. (Plotner) Weaver. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On Sept. 5, 1953, Gerald married Shirley A. Schneider. She passed away on June 16, 2004.
Gerald retired from Winamac Steel in 1993. In his retirement, he continued to work for Pulaski County Recycling and retired in 2019 at the age of 90.
Gerald was a lifetime member of the Winamac VFW Post #1728 and a longtime member of the Winamac Eagles #2580. He was also a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac.
Gerald enjoyed fishing (especially ice fishing), golfing, hunting, bowling and working. He also enjoyed watching western movies and TV shows. Most of all, he loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. Gerald will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his daughter Connie [Mike] Jamieson of Star City; son Lloyd Weaver of Kewanna; grandsons: Michael [Danielle] Jamieson, Matthew [fiancée: Lyndsey] Jamieson, Joshua Weaver, Jesse Weaver and Justin Weaver; sisters: Mary Pratt of Buffalo, and Catherine [Ed] Pratt of Burnettsville; many nieces and nephews; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents Owen M. and Anna M. (Plotner) Weaver; wife Shirley A. (Schneider) Weaver; sisters: Dorothy Baker, Violetta Pletka and Marcella Sheffer; and brothers: Raymond Weaver and Arthur Weaver.
Private visitation took place at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Private funeral services were held at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, with Rev. Edward Clark officiating. Private burial took place at Winamac Cemetery (McKinley Addition) in Winamac. The VFW and American Legion conducted military graveside services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Winamac VFW Post #1728.
Online tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
(Pulaski County Journal — Jan. 6, 2021)